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The returned

It’s over two years since I last posted to this blog, I think that counts as a big FAIL in terms of writing something every day! I’m certainly not short of things to write about – I probably have too … Continue reading

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A Project

I took a look at my website the other day and realised it’s over six years since I last updated it. A combination of being employed full time to work on a corporate website and the fact that social media … Continue reading

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A day in the life – part 1

I read the news today oh boy. Actually I haven’t read the news today. I don’t want my blog to be a diary, more of a journal. Maybe in years to come someone might read these to learn a little … Continue reading

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Bartholomew Thomas Wilkinson

Anne M Wear, born Anne Margaret Taylor, is my Great Great Grandmother. Her parents were Luke Cockburn Taylor, a Master Mariner, and Margaret Taylor nee Wilkinson. On the 1841 census, at the age of 15, she and her younger brother … Continue reading

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A thousand words

They say a picture paints a thousand words – well here are my thousand: For good measure, I’ll add a few more words about the picture. This picture was taken in 1984. The youngish man in the middle is me, … Continue reading

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Begbie

Tonight is Burns Night, so it seems appropriate to write a little about my Scottish ancestry. My late paternal grandmother was born in Kilmarnock in Ayrshire. She wasn’t really Scottish as by this time her parents were already living in … Continue reading

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