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My life is in this lorry...4 weeks until the move to the US

So the packers came today. They arrived at 8.30am and had left by 2.30pm. My whole life in England is packed into this lorry bound for the States. 420 more words


William Sharp - A Notable Troedyrhiw Resident

This impressive ‘table’ tomb  and its inscriptions prompted our researchers to try to find out what they could about the family that it commemorates. It turns out that William Sharp, of Scottish descent but born in Whitchurch, Cardiff, came to the Merthyr area on foot at the age of 13 in 1844 to ‘make his fortune’.   409 more words

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Making Contact with a Danish Relative

My great grandfather, Fred, emigrated to the United States from Denmark as a young man in 1922. Being the only one in his family to emigrate, I really did not have much information regarding his family. 207 more words


International Moves - Moving Day

We used a company called Kings International who have offices in Cape Town and they use an agent in Australia to do the clearing , delivery etc. 155 more words

Brain Drain: Pan Africanism's Failure?

Brain Drain Pan Africanism’s Failure?

The United States, United Kingdom or any of the other OECD countries have always been painted in the brightest of lights with the greatest of splendor. 1,510 more words


Migration is capitalism’s unfinished business – it cannot and should not be stopped

A tin of beans has more freedom to travel the world than a person does. What are the implications of restricting immigration?

A tin of beans has more freedom to travel the world than a person does. 711 more words


Just think of the future [keep your eyes on a new prize]

Hey there! Thought it was about time to check in again. I think we can all accept now that my blogging is sporadic but I think I like it that way, it keeps my interest and hopefully yours too. 2,218 more words