Category Archives: Family history

Tree of Life 


After our wintry summer in the Czech Republic we have returned filled with newfound vigour and hope. Life does deal us remarkable events. This beautiful tree in Northern Tasmania, near Boat Harbour has come to symbolise new family connections and … Continue reading

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Snow bound


We are in southern Bohemia visiting new found family members and mesmerised by the snow covered countryside.        

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Pots of Prague


We have been visiting Prague to research some family connections (see my blog Findingstanvodak ). Even though this has been quite time consuming, not to mention difficult, as we do not speak Czech, we have still managed to incorporate some sightseeing.  These … Continue reading

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Garden helpers


This is my last weekend in the garden for a few weeks. Last weekend was splendid and I managed to simply sit and read and marvel at the spring colours. Well, I did do some raking and transplanting – couldn’t … Continue reading

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All at sea


American cruise ships are renowned for their abundance and excess. I don’t mean this in a disparaging way, but merely as a generalised perception of the ingenuity of the American way, However, as we embarked on our first even cruise … Continue reading

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