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Darwin the Northern Territory

My travels in Australia have found me in Darwin in the Northern Territory and I will be living here a while as I have just secured a job and a nice little flat share here. 166 more words


Good-bye Germany

I observed a special anniversary this week: Twenty years ago, I boarded a plane in Frankfurt to my new home in Pittsburgh, a city I had never seen before. 363 more words

One Of The Lucky Ones.

Born in a country with a dis-functional government,  A war,  Extreme Poverty and all sorts of other socials ills… I know that I am one of the Lucky ones. 623 more words


The Kavanaghs: an elusive transient family

John and Elizabeth Kavanagh arrived in Stafford in the 1850s.  They were not in the town at the time of the 1851 Census, but they claimed their first child, Ann, was born there around 1853. 697 more words


Patagonia: Y Wladfa @ 150 (1865-2015) Arddangosfa / Exhibition

Yn 2015 bydd Patagonia a Chymru yn dathlu 150 o flynyddoedd ers sefydlu’r Wladfa.  Sefydlwyd y Wladfa yn 1865, pan hwyliodd dros 150  bobl o wahanol rannau o Gymru ar y llong  ‘Mimosa’, ac ymsefydlu yn Nyffryn Camwy, Patagonia, yn Ne’r Ariannin. 1,262 more words

Peter Keelan

Is the Kiwi dream really true?

Sometimes I get asked what is so different about New Zealand that it was really worth financially crippling ourselves for 2-3 years and waving goodbye to every friend and family member we had in order to move all the way out here. 1,079 more words


"How's the boy?"

In early May 1914, Harold Monks, 21 year old clerk from industrial Earlestown, Lancashire, arrived on Vargas Island, on the west coast of Canada. 200 more words