Awards & Badges

I am very proud to have received these nominations
from my fellow bloggers.  Thank You.

survivor-atoz [2014]
 Yes, I did it - I survived the hectic challenge of a post a day on this year's 
April A-Z Challenge - my theme this year  "My Scottish Borders"


50 Genealogy Blogs You Need To Read In 2013
As they say in Scotland, "I am fair chuffed".  My blog has been  listed  among 50 genealogy blogs in the magazine Inside History which focuses on  Australia and New Zealand.  Issue 17 (Jul/Aug 2013)  is out now with the theme   "Eureka moments in family history".  The listing cites  top 50 blogs that every genealogist needs to follow and includes   libraries, archives, societies, personal and professional genealogists, speciality topics and organisation blogs from around the world. You can view the full list on the magazine website  at: www.insidehistory.com.au
Thank you to the magazine and to all  the Australian and New Zealand  readers of my blog,  especially those who regularly take the time to give comments. Your support is much appreciated.  
Received July 2013


Received April 2013

Received  January 2013 and March 2013
Liebster means "friend" or “dearest” in German


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Received  January 2013


Blog of the Year Award 2 star jpeg

Received January 2013


I completed the Family History Through the Alphabet Challenge


Received November 2012


You're a  Family HIstory Star
Received November 2012


Received  July 2012



Received March 2011
Received January 2011