Category Archives: History

Saving Documents

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Family History

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.
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First 24 Hours in D’Bay

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

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How do I address you, Lady Di?

It’s funny when people think that somehow I am royalty – when I call myself Lady Di, so that they can understand my name.
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Speaking of Obituaries

My Interesting Topic I’ve spoken at two writing events about Obituaries.   I met up with some of the attendees beforehand who asked me what I was going to speak about.  I’d laugh and say “I bet you are dying to … Continue reading

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Who does Window Cleaning?

Old Habits I am a senior, and I do have some “old habits” – some of which relate to domestic chores. One is window cleaning!  I was one of the young women who were trained to be “wives and mothers” … Continue reading

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Driving through the Glass House Mountains

I went to the Glass House Mountains yesterday to visit a friend. It was a great day, for several reasons, which I will explain.  There were 7 of us at a lovely property, right next door to a big pineapple … Continue reading

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The Death of My Crochet Hankie

This is quite a sad day for me – as a piece of crochet that I created back in probably 1970 was destroyed in the wash today.  It is a handkerchief – one of the many that I did way back … Continue reading

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Visit to Hampton Court Palace

King Henry and Hampton Court Palace. One day, yes, one of the cold “beast from the east” cold days, my cousin and I went to visit Hampton Court Palace.  It was a short train ride from Surbiton and another short … Continue reading

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To London to See the Queen

Dubai to London The flight from Dubai to London to see the Queen (that is what I told myself)  left in the afternoon – around 2 pm.  It was a pleasant 8-hour flight, and on landing, I was soon in a … Continue reading

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