Category Archives: History
Some reminiscences of the year of the Moon Landing. 1969 was a big year for the world and our family. Continue reading
Will the handkerchief return? I wonder if the handkerchief will return? I am of the vintage, that remembers the days before tissues for blowing one’s nose, or wiping away tears. In those days everyone carried handkerchiefs. What is a handkerchief … Continue reading
Memories of my reading of Jeannie Gunn’s book, We of the Never Never, and now first time, The Little Black Princess. Continue reading
Women Driving Pioneers It is an accomplishment to drive around Australia, which I did on my own in 2012/13. Later I learned that some great women had done so much earlier. I found in the Women’s Hall of Fame in … Continue reading
The Home of the Dead I have sited many cemeteries in my travels around Australia. There are many stories in these sites. As I was driving this afternoon, on my way to an appointment I heard some of a program … Continue reading
I am concerned that a family member won’t be interested in collecting/saving the family history documents. Continue reading
My collection of family history is immense. I am hoping that when I pass off this world, that at least some of my offspring will find the material of interest and perhaps do more research.
First Day of 2019 My furniture and big boxes all arrived in Deception Bay, just after Christmas. The unit looks chaotic – still, and I have a lot of work to do to sort it all out. I am missing … Continue reading
It’s funny when people think that somehow I am royalty – when I call myself Lady Di, so that they can understand my name.