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Who's yo mama?? (Part 2)

In Part 1 of “Who’s yo mama??” we investigated the line of Elinor Treece, trying to determine if Orphelia Beeman could actually be her mother. We determined that Orphelia was married to three different men – divorced from the first husband, widowed by the second, before she married George Treece in January of 1879.   704 more words


The Movie Boys

I did a drawing of a funny podcast that I listened to one day, using my ears and brain.


Learning the Language of Books, Organically

I started life as a sucker for adventure stories and nothing has really changed over the past sixty years. This is mainly the fault of my maternal grandmother, Alice Brasfield. 1,099 more words


Hotel Review: Conrad Bangkok

Conrad Bangkok is one of several luxury hotels in Bangkok. Located close to the Lumpini Park and a BTS station, the location is very good. Even though the hotel is a little dated, there are many reasons why staying at the property is a good decision. 1,266 more words


Books that influenced my travels

Have you noticed that travelers write about travels, and the main people who read about those who travel, are those who are travelling?

Even foodie blogs write about travels – because many have pictures of food from various countries through which the writer has traveled – not a complaint, because I love to read about other people’s food & travels. 467 more words

I'll Never Go Abroad

La Corsaire

For those bereft at the recent retirement of everyone’s favourite Cuban ballerina Carlos Acosta, fear not. The English National Ballet’s production of La Corsaire is currently playing host to three Cuban male dancers, two who actually trained at the Ballet Nacional de Cuba including Carlos’s nephew Yonah Acosta. 392 more words