I’ve been having fun working on a number of projects lately.  Family history research, designing two websites, making an e-textiles wall hanging and learning to draft a pattern for a skirt for myself and making the skirt too. This is the website I’ve designed for Deja Vu Beach Cafe, my cousin’s new cafe which opened yesterday … [Read more…]

Trove Tuesday – Finding Photos

I decided to search Trove for newspaper articles with pictures.  My surname Willison (my maiden name) isn’t very common so I did a search for Willison, then narrowed it down to South Australia and Illustrated as in the picture below. I got 37 results from this search 21 of these were for my family.  Here … [Read more…]

Family Photos

I recently got a big bag of family photos from my cousin Glenda, here are just a few.     I knew that my Uncle Bill trained greyhounds as did my Dad but I didn’t know how early he started.  This photo is from 1948.  I found Favorite Chris’ pedigree online but not Lightning Larry’s. … [Read more…]