Sharing Family History With My Grandchildren-Burra, South Australia

We recently went to Burra, South Australia. It is about 2 hours from my home in Adelaide, South Australia. Burra is renowned for its copper deposits and the Cornish people who came to South Australia to mine it. https://www.clarevalley.com.au/directory/burra-mine-site My Cornish Scadden ancestors did things a bit differently from others who came to South Australia. … [Read more…]

Lorna Downing

I found this post in my drafts which I didn’t finish last year. At the time I didn’t have the words to say what Lorna meant to me growing up and I really wanted to do her justice but reflecting on someone’s life and their passing a year later gives a lot more perspective. I … [Read more…]