So what can I possibly say about January 2018. It has been the worst month of our entire life’s. I pray that it can only get better from here on out. January has seen the passing of two family members, my beloved Uncle Ray. He was an absolute legend, an amazing man who had the … Continue reading Round up, round up – January
52 Weeks, 52 Ancestors - Week 2 Jesse Townsend 1835 - 1905 I write this weeks "52 weeks, 52 Ancestors", with a heavy and broken heart. We lost a great man at the weekend, a man who showed us what family really means, a man who gave us faith in humanity, whom loved whole heartedly, … Continue reading Jesse Townsend
When the days are dark, With loss and sorrow, The night sky will bring twinkles of light, letting us know we are never alone, As our lost love ones watch over us. RIP Uncle Ray. 💔
52 Ancestors, 52 Weeks - Week 1. JOHN CORNELUIS O'CONNOR, my great, great martinal Grandfather, is one tricky subject and the hardest brick wall so far in my family history research. This man draws me in, he gets under my skin, visits my dreams, and consumes my daily thoughts, way more than he should. I … Continue reading John Cornelius O’Connor.
Genealogy has come on leaps and bounds over the last few years, gone are the days of not knowing your roots. An internet search, a monthly subscription, maybe a visit to the records office and you have all the information you need at your fingertips. Gone are the days, that you pay big bucks for … Continue reading DNA
Crochet has Changed my life in many ways, in it’s own little way it saved me. When I first learnt to crochet I was pretty useless, that’s an understatement, I was worst than useless but I was determined to crack it even if I could never learn to read a pattern or make anything other … Continue reading Star of the Forest
Welcome to my little corner of the internet, where family makes any old brick walls feel like home. Life is a journey of the good and the bad, twists, turns, highs and lows. Who is it that you want beside you while traveling roads undiscovered? Who is it that you wish to share every adventure, … Continue reading Life’s greatest blessing.