December 2021

Well, the Christmas Festive season is upon us. I will enjoy the time with my family, who all assure me that the turkey is ready for roasting, the ham ready for the bourbon glaze, duck fat potatoes and, of course, my favorites, Christmas pudding, trifle and pavlova. I...

Blog 9 September 2021

BLOG 9 SEPTEMBER 2021 This week has once again brought forth all the emotions which I have experienced over the past years as a Family History Writer and the Genealogist of the family. I feel that I have been the one who was chosen to tell the stories of my tribe....

Blog 21 July 2021

The work in progress, “Connor’s Diamonds” is developing very well. On Friday morning, I met with Michael and Angela Claxton and Russell Perry over coffee. My many thanks to Mike and Angela for their kind hospitality. Mike and I have made steady progress on “Connor’s...

The Setting Sun

THE SETTING SUN The setting sun shows weird effects In the depth and profusion of colors Cast upon the oceanic waters. Then when all is still and peaceful, In the liquid light of the moon. It bathes the distant sea. But it is the sunset that promises a new day In...

Blog 7 July 2021

BLOG: 7 JULY 2021 This is the first of many blogs to come. I wish to take readers on a unique journey on which I have embarked. Over the past couple of months, I have been working in a collaborative exercise with Michael Claxton. Mike had developed an idea for a book...