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A Word for Autumn, by A .A. Milne

Autumn is upon us, and thank heaven for A.A. Milne for reminding us for reminding us of one of this often dismal season’s small pleasures… 18 more words


Devlin Ancestry in Blantyre

In September 2014, Claire Milne sent me an email, saying , “Hi Paul, fantastic site. My maiden name is Devlin. I have been trying to find out info about the Devlin family in Blantyre in early 1900s esp about my grandfather hugh Devlin. 220 more words

Blantyre People

Quote of the Week #84


And the quote for this week is:

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” … 8 more words

Winnie the Pooh Saga 100 Years Old Today

How many among us fondly recall the wonderful stories of  the “silly old bear,” Winnie the Pooh?  These stories were either read to us as children or we read them to our own children.   393 more words

Human Interest

Where am/are I/you?

I sit here
in my warm bed
under a woollen quilt
with the sidetable lamp
illuminating my ipad keyboard
and I wonder
just where am I? 115 more words


“I’m not lost for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” -A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

Mango Me This

A [Ship’s] door to Gloucester’s past and the start of a world war...

At Gloucestershire Archives we have millions of documents concerning our county’s heritage but one of our most curious possessions is not a document but a wooden door hung on a wall! 715 more words

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