Missing in Action

To my good blogging mates, just a message to let you know I’m only MIA temporarily….well for a few weeks. Over the past two months my mother has sold her long term home and is moving to a retirement unit. Needless to say this is a huge task involving much sorting and packing so my … More Missing in Action

Visiting speaker to Darwin: Susie Zada. What did I learn?

The Dry Season in Darwin brings interstate visitors with family links to the Territory and one of the bonuses is that some of them are expert family history presenters. Today we had the privilege of once again hearing Susie Zada, a dynamic and experienced family historian and professional researcher.  I first heard Susie speak a … More Visiting speaker to Darwin: Susie Zada. What did I learn?

German migration news: From Dorfprozelten to Australia

After the recent blogging drought, I’ve been doing some research into my Dorfprozelten families from Bavaria, with a focus on discoveries from the digitised German newspapers from Google books. Researchers with German ancestry might find today’s posts on my much-neglected From Dorfprozelten to Australia blog worth a read in case they can apply the results to their own … More German migration news: From Dorfprozelten to Australia