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What's in a name?

What’s in a Name?

How do you feel about your name? However you feel – love it or hate it – it’s your name. For most of us, our name is inextricably linked with our identity – even if we decide to change our name, or if we to decide… 683 more words


William John Doran (1893 - 1961)

This last August my brother, John, and I had the great good fortune of meeting two of William John Doran’s children, and their spouses, in New Jersey. 449 more words

Family Names

What's in a name?

I recently read a joke in which there were two brothers, who had the same name ‘John’. One brother was a tourist bus operator, while the other was an undertaker. 405 more words

Everyday Moments

90 Mix And Match Family Relations Word SVG Cutting File Pack

Hello again. So, after the release of the Christmas Word Pack and the Anniversaries and Birthdays Word Pack I received a number of requests for a word pack featuring family relations, such as Mother, Father etc… 73 more words

Digital Crafting

A Story Of The Poet With The Made Up Family Name Sent Me On A Journey To Happiness (A Review Of If Your Happy And You Know It Take This Survey By Agnes Torok)

Hey everyone On Saturday I returned to the fringe for the first time since my unplanned visit on Monday night. Having only a limited budget I decided I could only see one show and on this occasion the show of choice was Agnes Torok’s one woman spoken word tour de force If You’re Happy And You Know It Take This Survey. 1,367 more words


Six Word Saturday - 15 August 2015

Enjoying the little blessings of life!

This young lad is getting a lesson on how to gently hold small creatures, by his aunt Mary. Auntie and nephew look like two kindred spirits enjoying a warm summer day. 44 more words

Family Names

N is for Names

Names are interesting things: we place so much weight upon them as a part of who we are, even though we had absolutely no say in the name we reeived. 900 more words