I’ve been using the Linux operating system on my desktop pcs and laptops since about 2002. I used to administer Linux systems and a network as well as building computers and teaching computing using the Linux operating system. Now I’m more of an ‘end user’. There are many flavours of Linux operating system. I’m currently … [Read more…]
My second grandson, Ilijah Leon, was born on Thursday 24 July at 8:05AM. He weighed 8lbs. I’m not including a photo because Mum and Dad don’t want a lot of photos online. He’s just as gorgeous as his big brother Josiah and looks very similar to him too.
It’s been bitterly cold in Adelaide of late and when I went to the loo the other night I remembered our outdoor dunny at Flaxley where I grew up and thought how grateful I am for an indoor dunny. I haven’t been able to find a photo of just the dunny but here is one … [Read more…]
I have always loved maps so when I started researching my ancestors I could indulge my love for them even more. I found the following prints at a market in Port Adelaide recently. They were drawn by Thomas Moule in 1830. I hadn’t heard of Moule but looked him up when I got the maps. … [Read more…]
I’ve taken some time before writing this, to remember and to grieve. I miss my friend Catherine Crout-Habel and this is my tribute. I’m reading other people’s blog tributes and this is proving harder to write than I thought it would be. I met Catherine through our mutual love of genealogy and blogging. We soon … [Read more…]
I’m extremely proud of my kids and always thought that being a Mum was the best thing ever. Now that I’ve been a Grandma for 21 months I think they’re about equal. Josiah is 21 months and my daughter is due to have another boy next week!!! So this is one … [Read more…]