Friday, May 29, 2020


Edwin Stockqueler (1829-1900) - Public DomaiAn Australian Gold Diggings, oil on canvas


Society of Australian Genealogists  NEWSLETTER incl. Friday Hang Out  Connect Online

* Inspiring Authors... have some fun with this...  Finish This Story


How to Decode a Hapax   A Doll’s Trail Glow Up Australia  Legends of the Wild West

Save Your Seeds and Plant a Home Garden  A Beginner's Guide to Stargazing

Revisiting the Revolutionary War    Documenting Life Under Lockdown

Outback Art Show   How Rock Climbers Saved a Ranch   The Blue Lagoon of Buxton

Secret Spaces Hiding in Famous Places   Mount St. Helens Is Going Green Again

Chile’s ‘Fourth Meal’   House of Art   Smells Like Teenage Memories  Basshenge

How Readers Map Their Worlds   Spiritual Soda   The Gates of Hell  Missing Grave

The Rise of British Pub Culture    Look Inside a 105-Year-Old Time Capsule

China’s Artificial Water Forests   Mechanical Magic      Via Flacca Ruins

How to Work Out Like a Victorian Woman


Finding United States Military Service Records   


One Parallel for the Coronavirus Crisis? The Great Depression

The Surprising Backstory of Victory Gardens

How Fritz Lang's Flight from Nazi Germany Shaped Hollywood

Baseball History and Rural America

Ye Olde Morality-Enforcement Brigades


The Publican and the Pig       Arthur Cranbrook Ashwin – prospector and pastoralist

Suicide, Cyanide and Scones –        Alick and Nunginna- a love story      


Ancestry Extra; Experts Week – Free Access Terms and Conditions

Just a few of the records available for FREE.. limited time...


This jacana leg situation is actually adorable  Calling all environmental innovators

In celebration of these important beauties on International Bee Day

Size matters: inside Australia’s National Measurement Institute

NSW travel is ‘GO’       Escape to the Shoalhaven      


Genealogy Meetings Online: Survey Results       O/T: Windows 10 Clipboard

Ontario Archives Situations During COVID-19 Pandemic      WW2 War Bride Age Anomaly

Deceased Online adds Norwich Cemeteries: the Rackham Family   The Missing Millionaire

Around the Island: A Tour of Ireland in Photographs   Sunday Sundries  

O/T: Family Lockdown   O/T: Longest Time - Quarantine Edition

*  Always Interesting

The Legal Genealogist

Giving it away      The enigma of a cousin  The enigma of a cousin, part 2     

Memorial Day 2020   Just peachy…

The Gentle Author

The Journey Of Martin Nadaud   George Cruikshank At The Tower Of London

Thierry Girard’s East End, 1976      A History Of Gardening In The East End

At Kirby’s Eccentric Museum     Remembering The 43 Group


Monday Genea-Pourri - Week Ending 25 May 2020

Added and Updated Record Collections - Week of 17 to 23 May 2020

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Share a Childhood Memory

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 17 to 23 May 2020

Monday Genea-Pourri - Week Ending 25 May 2020  Genealogy News Bytes - Tuesday, 26 May 2020


New World Holocaust  There Was A Fish There, I Think    Women And Fly Fishing


A Reference from Macarthur      Chapel

Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Leni and Julius Falk Goldschmidt and Their Sons: Escaping from Germany

Dreams and Adventure at Cosy Cottage

Trek Diary: Part 1 Oct/Nov 2017

The Irish Story

Podcast: Ida Milne and the Spanish Flu of 1918  

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil: ‘Civil War’ Parties?

Deb's World

A guide to riding the Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail – read all about it here!

Mrs. Daffodil Progresses

Her Lost Diary: 1902   The Corset Bag: 1902-1926

Humouring the Goddess

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Molly Hatch  Fabric Art by Laura Kate

Stair na hÉireann

#OTD in Irish History – 25 May:

The Frugal Family Historian

David Malcolm 1899-1946

Liz Gauffreau

#Book Review: Coffee Killed My Mother


Guinness-loving oldest twins share their thoughts on COVID, community and surviving

Outpouring of support for Kildare siblings orphaned after father dies from COVID-19

Why are Irish poets on the frontline of the world stage during lockdown? 

Reopening begins in Ireland with stark warnings for the future

Ireland to use Google and Apple platform for contact tracing

WATCH: Irish beekeeper goes viral with amazing Lego beehive

Excavation underway in Spanish city to recover bones of ancient Irish chieftain

Irish dad’s diary in New York during a time of COVID

LISTEN: Irish journalist, musicians team up for new charity single

The common men who freed Ireland

Ireland named as Forbes Best Bucket List Trip

Irish dad's heartbreaking last message captures Ireland's nursing home tragedy

World's first Zoom-directed short film shot in isolation in Monaghan

Guinness-loving oldest twins share their thoughts on COVID, community and surviving

WATCH: Irish postal workers sing stunning rendition of "Ireland's Call" for charity

Frontline hero: Finding the strength I didn't know I had

Celebrating the Irish who fought in the Civil War this Memorial Day

WATCH: Celtic Thunder covers 'The Sound of Silence' in spectacular fashion

Excavation underway in Spanish city to recover bones of ancient Irish chieftain

Elderly Irish man remains unidentified in psychiatric hospital for 30 years

Most popular Irish folk songs of all time

Irish castle brings you back in time with the day-to-day Lord of the Castle experience

Irish castle COVID lockdown dream at Ashford Castle for young couple

Cork town named one of Europe’s most beautiful small towns


A View to Matrimony | The Dusty Box

Jack Bishop: A champion bike racer  cassmob

Resilience  Janet Maher

As if it were this week social bridge

My mother's 1949 spiced meatloaf: Home cooking in post-war Australia Judith Salecich


Theresa Smith

The Week That Was…

Reflecting on The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd

Book Review: Mammoth by Chris Flynn

Drowning in The Starless Sea

#BlogTour #BookReview: The Minute I Saw You by Paige Toon

Little Fires Everywhere: TV series or the book?

Better Reading

Book of the Week: Untethered by Hayley Katzen

Fair Warning by Michael Connelly

When Grace Went Away by Meredith Appleyard

A Gift For You - What's Your Number?   DOWNLOAD CHECKLIST

Podcast: Pip Williams on how Dyslexia shaped her love of storytelling

Podcast: Sophie McNeill on The Middle East and why We Can’t Say We Didn’t Know

Penguin Books Australia


Any Ordinary Day Leigh Sales Book Club Notes    CHECK OUT QUESTIONS

Rodham What if Hilary hadn't married Bill? READ AN EXTRACT

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

Friday Fossicking 22 May 2020, paniyiri at home, GI brides, Polish genealogy research, FREE records + ebooks + talks + virtual tours + surnames dictionary, sinking of the Centaur, top 100 Irish surnames, Durham Home Guard, gravestone staircase, 
Cannonball eating fort, Nicolas Cage’s pyramid tomb, Florence Nightingale, New Zealand Marriage Index 1840-1937, reviews  and much more..
Feel free to share…

Headlines of Old

ABSCONDED CONVICTS  Trove Tuesday 26th May 2020

From government gazettes to public notices to many tales of escaped convicts. Some have great descriptions of the escapees….others much more on their escapes and/or their crimes. Were your ancestors named in these notices? A selection over several states and many years… Feel free to share..

Irish Graves .. they who sleep in foreign lands

With thanks to Kym Hyson

Ones you may have missed...

All Saints Cemetery NSW
With thanks to Gail Christopher
RYDE Field of Mars
With thanks to Kevin Banister

With thanks to Brett Andrew Woods

Pioneer Cemetery Qld 
With thanks to Janis White Law

Stay safe and keep well.
This will pass..

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