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#genchat: It’s Back in 2015

genchat 2014 #Genchat started back in 2013 when Jen Baldwin from Ancestral Journeys put the idea out there, and now two years on, the idea of genealogy chats on Twitter (aka #genchat) keeps on getting bigger and better. Jen has just launched a brand new #genchat website, a new twitter handle (@_genchat), and the schedule of topics for 2015, Continue reading →

Inspiring Genealogy Blogs – September and October 2014

Inspiring Blogs 300 September has been and gone, and so has October, and I’m combining my inspiring blogs reading from both months into this post. And what a bumper lot of reading I have for you. There’s everthing from cleaning out a family members house, to hoarding, to why blog, to needing to be cautious with DNA testing, preserving home movies, online courses and Timelines just to mention a few. Continue reading →

#AskACurator Day – 17 September 2014

askacurator Have you ever wondered what it was like to work in a museum? Or what the coolest item they have in their collection is? Or want to know the best way to get details of some item in their collection? Simple, send them a tweet. 17 September 2014 is #AskACurator Day. A day when you can send tweets to archive organisations asking all sorts of random (but interesting) questions … Continue reading →

Inspiring Genealogy Blogs – August 2014

Inspiring Blogs 300 August has come and gone already and as always there’s been some amazing blog posts that I’ve come across during the month that I’d like to share with you. In this August edition we cover everything from a modern way to do genealogy, white gloves in archives, digital photography, genealogy mistakes, new features on FamilySearch, the details of official documents and a bunch more. Continue reading →