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Academic versus Family History

I was having lunch with a friend today who classes herself as a ‘family historian.’  However, we both agreed that was an inefficient description of who she was and her interests.  As a Masters student – half way through my … Continue reading

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Lady Edgeworth David: Caroline Mallett, in her own right

The digitisation and availability online of national newspapers, as well as magazines like the Australian Women’s Weekly, are providing family and social historians with a clearer picture of past events.  Thus, it is through this medium that we have a … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

The objective of this blog is to make history enjoyable and show that it is more than just a bunch of famous names and dates.  I hope to make this blog absorbing and interesting. I am a qualified historian located in the lower Blue Mountains … Continue reading

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