Category Archives: A – Z Blogging Challenge 2013

I love a Blogging Challenge!

I’ve taken part in one or two blogging challenges including the A-Z Blogging Challenge 2013, Blogging 101 2015 and Writing 101 2015 among others. I find it helpful because it gives me focus and helps me to avoid procrastinating. As … Continue reading

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A to Z Survivor

Now the A to Z Challenge is over I shall get back to my family history research, and get back to meeting my family!

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A to Z Challenge Day 26

Day 26 – The Letter Z Zager and Evans To finish off the A to Z Challenge I found the letter Z somewhat difficult.  I eventually went back to one of my previous posts for inspiration – V for Vinyl – … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Day 25

Day 25 – The Letter Y Years Researching my family history is for me always about the people I find, but inevitably it also gets tied up with numbers too.  Years of events: births, deaths, marriages, all around in cycles.  … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Day 24

Day 24 – The Letter X Xmas Day 24 brings the letter X, which was always going to be tricky!  I decided to write about Xmas, and have found a couple of photographs from years ago!  The first one is … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Day 23

Day 23 – The Letter W Wedding In particular the wedding of my parents – Gordon Charles Dinnis to Enid May Howells on June 18th 1949.  Here are a few images of the day, you’ll notice they made front page … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Day 22

Day 22 – The Letter V Vinyl Good old vinyl, certainly a big part of my past.  It sounds so old fashioned now, when you can just download a tune any time you want, to realise that in the ‘old … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Day 21

Day 21 – The Letter U Uncles Today I would like to use the letter U as an opportunity to write about my uncles.  On my father’s side I had three uncles – Ron and Jack were my Dad’s brothers … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Day 20

Day 20 – The Letter T: Tupperware Tupperware parties were a thing of the 1960s and 1970s, and I fondly remember being taken along to these parties by my mother.  She never held one of her own, but in those … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Day 19

Day 19 – The Letter S: Sindy I loved my dolls when I was young.  I remember getting my first Sindy doll in around 1967-68 and I had wanted one for so long!  It was the ‘must have’ toy for girls, … Continue reading

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