29 April 2010

Something Quite Marvellous

A week ago, I received a response to one of my earlier blog posts. The comment began like this:

Hello there. I've just read your lovely blog on Bertie Harris. I can answer all those questions you asked in the blog because I am his great grandson. So yes, he did have children. He had two... I would love for you to contact me through my email where I could send you more pictures of Bertie and carry on this conversation...

15 April 2010

Tidying Up

I am not the tidiest of genealogists. My preference is for creative chaos over orderly investigation. In the end, though, I find out all sorts of interesting things that a more methodical approach might miss.

12 April 2010

The Art of Knowing

Do you love art? Do you love the art of knowing? What do you believe it means to know? What is art? How might you gain a deeper appreciation of your family history through an awareness of art history?