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Who Do I Think I Am…Part One (Paternal Side)

Most people will be familiar with the BBC Show “Who Do You Think You Are?” . In each series, famous people are guided along researching their family tree. It throws up surprises. BBC journalist is a direct descendent of William … Continue reading

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Some Days Are Diamonds

As John Denver put it “some days are diamonds…some days are stones”. Today was one of thodial diamond Days. At 2.30pm, my #1 son and his wife had a baby daughter, our third surviving grandchild and fourth overall. The baby … Continue reading

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Decade Of Centenaries…Mammy

Had she lived, today (27th November) would have been my mothers 100th Birthday. She was born in 1912 but was quick to point out …AFTER the Titanic sank. Born in a small village in County Armagh, she married quite late…to … Continue reading

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My Last Day Of Being……Fifty-Nine.

For over twenty five years, I have take the view that “middle age starts next year”. On the eve of my 60th birthday, I have at last decided that middle age starts at midnight. Actually quite a strange feeling. I … Continue reading

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Family Wedding

I have not been posting here for a few days. A busy family time…as my younger son got married on Friday 11th November. A severe case of Empty Nest Syndrome.

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