In this week’s prompt for Sepia Saturday Nature is being controlled and used by man. A river or waterway in … Continue Reading Taming Nature
Week 2 OF 52 ANCESTORS CHALLENGE PROMPT: FAVOURITE PHOTO One of my favourite photos is this sepia image of as … Continue Reading American sailors come to town!
Week 48 OF 52 ANCESTORS CHALLENGE PROMPT: THIEF Where do I start? Sixteen of my direct ancestors were sentenced to … Continue Reading John HOOPER – A “notorious character”
Week 43 OF 52 ANCESTORS CHALLENGE PROMPT: TRANSPORT The ship Neptune, under contract to former slave traders, arrived in Sydney … Continue Reading The Neptune – the ‘Hell Ship’ of the ‘Death Fleet’
Week 41 OF 52 ANCESTORS CHALLENGE PROMPT: CONTEXT Most of us have really interesting, sometimes strange, family photos that really … Continue Reading The Ugly Sisters of Lismore Base Hospital
Week 39 OF 52 ANCESTORS CHALLENGE PROMPT: MAP IT OUT Byron Bay is the touchstone of my paternal family; a … Continue Reading Google Mapping – Byron Bay
Week 36 OF 52 ANCESTORS CHALLENGE PROMPT: SCHOOL DAYS The story of Osborne Ladies College, a girls’ school which operated … Continue Reading Osborne Ladies’ College – A “Gothic Fantasy Tale”