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...

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...

Trooper 289, Bethune’s Mounted Infantry

By the age of twenty-seven, Harry had experienced and had been engaged in the dangerous and hard life of a seaman engaged in the whaling industry from the Antarctic to the Pacific and Indian Oceans.  He had been shot, taken prisoner of war, and was medically...

My Life As A Writer

For the past twenty years I have been researching and writing family history.  This has been a very interesting journey as I have attempted to put flesh on the bones of my ancestors.  I began the research journey as I tried to find the name of my husband’s mother who...