Archive for February, 2012

Bibliography saves the day!

February 29, 2012

Family matters, Uncategorized:

Reference and research librarians, especially those fortunate enough to work at institutions such the State Library of Victoria, have a large arsenal of reference sources to draw on in the… Read More ›

Movies, backlots, a bit of art and a gust of wind!

Movies, backlots, a bit of art and a gust of wind!

February 24, 2012

Arts, New books:

A mixed bag from the new books shelf this week; just the way I like it! That movie book : awesome, weird and wonderful movies for every weekend of the… Read More ›

Good news for South Australian family history researchers!

February 20, 2012

Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

Genealogy SA in conjunction with the South Australian Registrar of Births Deaths and Marriages  has just announced that public domain South Australian Births, Deaths and Marriages Indexes are now available online via… Read More ›

May I quote you?

May I quote you?

February 18, 2012

Arts:

I’ve been watching some old Mae West movies lately, and her snappy way with a one-liner  (“His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork“) got me thinking… Read More ›

World Radio Day….can you hear me?

World Radio Day….can you hear me?

February 11, 2012

Arts:

International commemorative days come thick and fast, but I can’t let World Radio Day on February 13th slip by without some kind of celebration! Out of the bakelite box :… Read More ›

Popular culture, sometimes it ain’t pretty!

Popular culture, sometimes it ain’t pretty!

February 5, 2012

Arts, New books:

Just in case you thought things were getting a little straight-laced on the Arts Blog….. Allied Artists horror, science fiction and fantasy films by Michael R. Pitts If, like me,… Read More ›

My ancestor did what for a living??

My ancestor did what for a living??

February 3, 2012

Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

Family historians often locate records that list ancestors with unusual and intriguing occupations. Many of these occupations may have originated as far back as the Middle Ages and by the… Read More ›