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Margaret Thatcher's Imaginary Childhood

“Family tradition has it that I was a very quiet baby, which my political opponents might have some difficulty in believing. But I had not been born into a quiet family.” 1,346 more words

Dry Barn House

Today it was my pleasure to photograph Dry Barn House in Lincolnshire near to Grantham. Called Dry Barn because it was originally a drying barn for grain harvested locally. 84 more words


hart buck – spirit merchant – 1833

My last post on this blog was 11 months ago!

I have been busy elsewhere, organising the Wyong District Pioneers Association centenary celebrations. But still, I am quite surprised I have not been able to find the time or energy to write about my own family history in nearly a year. 279 more words

Family Documents

Comments re: Grantham 2015Q2 newsletter

You can read his letter here.

He’s so pessimistic. Way beyond what is realistic. He leaves essentially no room for optimism, in any of his analyses. 500 more words


Visiting Belton House

Today was the first time I had visited Belton House with my children. It was a gorgeous morning and perfect weather for wandering around this National Trust property. 95 more words