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M&Ms Grow on (Family) Trees

So, if you’ve read the last two posts, you know all about Duncan McIntyre’s voyage to the New World with his new wife, Christina McCallum.   Before moving on from the McIntyre family tree, we’ll go back to Scotland to learn a little more about the McCallum side of the family.   795 more words

News Today 08-03-16

Today is International Women’s Day. I will let others do the talking on this subject.
Sophie Gregoire Trudeau on what women’s empowerment means to her… 272 more words

Liddell and McCallum

Ken Liddell emailed me this, “I was visiting your fantastic site to gather some info on Auchentibber Gardens. It occurred to me that someone might have or have access to information on Blantyre grocers from around the pre-WWII era. 265 more words

Blantyre Business

Duncan McIntyre, Son of a Fisherman

Researching your family tree requires a lot of different character traits.   Patience – because you need to be  willing to walk away from a “hot lead” when it turns out to be wrong.   1,120 more words

The Dookit and Jimmy "Brick" McCallum

The Blantyre Picture Theatre was constructed in 1913 on Glasgow Road near the corner of Alpine Street. It was the first cinema in the area to show reels of film and proved an instant hit with the entire population, young and old alike. 394 more words

Blantyre Buildings

Triumph of the will - a tale of blind foolishness

If I can fix a typewriter, surely I can fix a motorcycle

For those who aren’t aware – I started fixing and using typewriters as a something of a stress-release and it is meant to be a distraction from the kinds of things I do and see at work.

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Triumph of the will - a tale of blind foolishness

If I can fix a typewriter, surely I can fix a motorcycle

No, I haven’t fallen of the face of the earth or shut down my blog.

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