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"Hello beastie."

When I was a little boy I used to look up at the clouds and imagine being up there. I wanted to travel up there. I wanted to explore the landscape of the clouds. 1,782 more words


2017 - 2018 - 130 Years of the South Coast Railway & my own NSW Railway History Journey

Research Notes

I’m President of a Railway Museum, the Black Diamond Districts Heritage Centre Museum at Bulli, and we will be commemorating the 130 years of the South Coast Railways over 2017 – 2018. 923 more words

Beary Merry Christmas to you...

Merry Christmas everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful day filled with fun, laughter, family and friends!!

We sure did!  It started the night before…. we were good little bears and went to bed early so we wouldn’t hold Santa up from his very important job of delivering to all the boys and girls around Australia and the world.  564 more words


It is impossible to understand settler families of America without understanding their origins, and their kinship associations in England, which were invariably repeated in America. 10,558 more words

We Are Free Thanks to Them.

It was Remembrance Day here on the 11th November and on Saturday the 12th Mummy and Daddy took me down to visit the Horsham War Memorial, so I could check it out and in turn pay my respects. 632 more words

A biography of Leroy Hicks

Leroy Hicks was born to Blansford and Mary Polly Peters Hicks in 1806 in Amherst County, Virginia.  He is my 3rd great-grandfather.  Leroy was the oldest of 11 children born to Blansford and Mary.  614 more words