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Lady Eva

or the continuing saga of ODIN / OVODIN

In yesterdays post there was considerable debate around the name of the stranded motor boat. Woody, Baden Pascoe strongly debated the case that the vessel was Odin. 200 more words


The Setons

I’ve made myself start reading things that aren’t by Anna Buchan again, but here’s one more from her: her second novel, The Setons. I’m getting to the point where I’ll read something and think, “oh, that’s very Anna Buchan.”  272 more words


100 years ago: Lewis Gordon Watson enlisted

Lewis Gordon Watson, an accountant, signed up in Winnipeg on this day in 1917. He was born in Deseronto on September 25th, 1898, the son of James William Gordon Watson and Mona (née Lewis). 108 more words


April 11 is World War I Social Media Day

World War I Social Media Day is April 11. “Museums, archives, and other educational institutions around the world will share a day of social media activity focused on World War I history. 83 more words

Tweaks & Updates

Simple Luxury: a Vintage Hair Curling Tutorial

Yay!  I’ve reached 200 posts here on my blog!

To celebrate I will offer you something that is definitely different.  Here’s my very first hair tutorial to show you one of my very favorite way of achieving a curly hair style.  1,623 more words


Craigie House

Built: 1918
Address: 22 Manse Street
Architects: Mason & Wales
Builders: Fletcher Bros

Building work in Dunedin continued through World War I, despite the wide-ranging ramifications of the conflict. 1,217 more words