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Alex Daw
Works at Moreton Bay Regional Council
Attended University of Canberra
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Resolutions, Reflections and Requiem
I woke up this morning a bit like a kid on Christmas Day.   I had worked like a navvy yesterday to try and clean up my desk so that I could be prepared for the Genealogy Do Over.    I have literally put all my old research behind me.   Look! See!  There are...
I woke up this morning a bit like a kid on Christmas Day.   I had worked like a navvy yesterday to try and clean up my desk so that I could be prepared for the Genealogy Do Over.    I have literally put all my old res...
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Thanks everyone - I am much happier now - it's a beautiful desk - so weird - just literally flipping the way I was facing has made such a difference....
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Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2014
Emperor Gum Moth Lovely Jill Ball of Geniaus encourages us to reflect on our achievements again. I am particularly keen to embrace this challenge as today is my blog's third Anniversary - who'd a thunk? 1.  An elusive ancestor I found was Zip really in this...
Emperor Gum Moth Lovely Jill Ball of Geniaus encourages us to reflect on our achievements again. I am particularly keen to embrace this challenge as today is my blog's third Anniversary - who'd a thunk? 1.  An elusive a...
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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories - 23 December - The Meaning of Christmas
Thomas MacEntee of Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories says: If someone dropped out of the sky and was unfamiliar with the concept of Christmas, how would you explain it to them? Can you put the meaning of Christmas into words? What does Christmas represe...
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Gift from Crystal Thomas MacEntee of the Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories says: Some wish for specific things while others help make the wishes of others come true. Most of us probably wish for peace, prosperity and good health. Do you have a special C...
Gift from Crystal Thomas MacEntee of the Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories says: Some wish for specific things while others help make the wishes of others come true. Most of us probably wish for peace, pro...
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Sepia Saturday 259: Christmas 2014
Alan on Sepia Saturday says: So here we are, at the end of the fifth year of Sepia Saturday, still going strong, still going sepia. Tradition dictates that we slow things down a little over the festive season with a single call covering both Christmas and N...
Alan on Sepia Saturday says: So here we are, at the end of the fifth year of Sepia Saturday, still going strong, still going sepia. Tradition dictates that we slow things down a little over the festive season with a single...
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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories - 18 December - Christmas Baking
Thomas MacEntee of Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories says: In addition to Christmas cookies, many families prepared special, once a year treats to share with others. Popcorn balls? Fudge? Caramel corn? What do you remember about these dishes and the act...
Thomas MacEntee of Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories says: In addition to Christmas cookies, many families prepared special, once a year treats to share with others. Popcorn balls? Fudge? Caramel corn? What do you reme...
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Do-Over Down Under
Last month , Thomas MacEntee of Geneabloggers advised the Genealogy community that he was starting over.  He invited us to join him on a 13-week journey where we put our old research to one side (physical and digital) and....start again. Thomas has set up a...
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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories - 24 December - Christmas Eve
Thomas MacEntee of Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories says: How did you and your family spend Christmas Eve? Did you attend church services, perhaps a children’s service with a pageant? What about food – was there a special meal or did your family hold a...
Thomas MacEntee of Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories says: How did you and your family spend Christmas Eve? Did you attend church services, perhaps a children’s service with a pageant? What about food – was there a spe...
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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories - 22 December - Christmas Homecoming
Thomas MacEntee of Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories says: Families are often far apart at Christmas or have to make special efforts just to spend Christmas together. The Christmas Homecoming can take many forms, even a virtual one via Skype or a phone ...
Thomas MacEntee of Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories says: Families are often far apart at Christmas or have to make special efforts just to spend Christmas together. The Christmas Homecoming can take many forms, even ...
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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories - 20 December - Christmas Parties
Thomas MacEntee of Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories says: Holiday parties, a neighborhood open house, buffets – all these take place in abundance during Christmastime. Do you throw a party each year or did your family throw parties around Christmas? An...
Thomas MacEntee of Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories says: Holiday parties, a neighborhood open house, buffets – all these take place in abundance during Christmastime. Do you throw a party each year or did your family...
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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories - 19 December - Christmas Gifts
Thomas MacEntee of Advent Calendar of Christmas memories says: In addition to Christmas cookies, many families prepared special, once a year treats to share with others. Popcorn balls? Christmas is a time to give gifts to family members, loved ones and frie...
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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories - 17 December - Christmas Stories
Thomas MacEntee of Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories says: Whether it is A Christmas Carol by Dickens or The Grinch Who Stole Christmas by Suess, we read or heard special stories at Christmastime. What is your favorite story and who wrote it? Do you hav...
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Education
  • University of Canberra
    Master of Information Studies, 2013
  • University of South Australia
    Graduate Diploma in Management (Arts)
  • University of Queensland
    Bachelor of Arts (Double Major Sociology)
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Librarian and Family Historian
Introduction
Currently working at the Moreton Bay Region Council Library service.

I am an avid reader, family historian and knitter, time permitting.

I volunteer in the QFHS Library at Gaythorne once or twice a month.
Bragging rights
One long-suffering husband, two fabulous children (now adults) and lots of gorgeous friends.
Work
Occupation
Librarian
Employment
  • Moreton Bay Regional Council
    Operations Supervisor, 2011 - present
  • Arts Queensland
    Casual Project Officer 2011, 2011 - 2011
  • Australian Film Television and Radio School
    Manager Qld, 1989 - 2011
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation
    Various, 1982 - 1989
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
    Urban Collector, 2011 - 2011
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Previously
Sydney - Melbourne - Canberra - Edinburgh - Brisbane
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Love the Liberry: Nice try
lovetheliberry.blogspot.com

A customer apparently lost the DVD artwork for this movie and very kindly made us a replacement, including the barcode and everything! Poste

The Lineage Trap
parallax-viewpoint.blogspot.com

Back in May of 2014, I used the term “lineage trap” to refer to the distortion of historical research and its representation resulting from

My National Family History Month Activities for 2014 | Lonetester HQ
www.lonetester.com

National Family History Month has been and gone already. And throughout the month I recorded my own list of Family History Month activities.

Watch This Space
jollettetc.blogspot.com

Last week Alex Daw of Family Tree Frog invited bloggers to join her in a blog-tweaking weekend. Perfect Timing! My blogiversary is around th

Using Old Maps
discovergenealogy.blogspot.com

I have done a lot of work with maps and searches for maps. As a geologist, making and using maps were great part of my work. They were inval

Genealogy Notes 8-14 July 2014 A History Conference and other news
diaryofanaustraliangenealogist.blogspot.com

Since the last Diary I have been in Brisbane attending the annual Australian Historical Association history conference. While mostly academi

15. [Veronica Fury] - Get A Freakin Life
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So, I’m sitting in our fav cafe and Andrew says to me about Veronica Fury, “Now Nic … more »

Twigs of Yore - Blog: Mapping family locations with Google Maps
twigsofyore.blogspot.com

While planning my research trip to Melbourne, I noticed that Google Maps will allow you to import a list of addresses to plot. It's amazing

Rudd & Duncan Families - Gold Coast Pioneers
danceskeletons.blogspot.com

Glenn Tozer, Rudd & Duncan, Mudgeeraba Pioneers

Write Me A Letter
lettertograce.blogspot.com

Letter To Grace I am calling for participants to write me a letter! I am a final year university arts student, and looking at how for my gen

Sepia Saturday 194 : Eureka
ayfamilyhistory.blogspot.com

This week's Sepia Saturday theme concerns sewing a flag and being from Ballarat I must talk about Eureka and it's flag. The pictures below w

British Government records released under new twenty year rule
britishgenes.blogspot.com

The British Government has commenced the release of files from twenty years ago to the National Archives, following the change from a thirty

Free Postage?
crazyasacoolfox.blogspot.com

New England, Newburyport Massachusetts, post office, Postcard, google earth, hurricane, 1938

Thing 1 : Twitter : 23mobilethings
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DISCOVER: What is Twitter? Twitter is a real-time information network sharing short messages called “tweets” that are just 140 characters lo

Winners of CAPIThetiCAL competition
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Western Australian landscape architecture firm Ecoscape has won $70,000 for its submission of a hypothetical Australian capital city as part

The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World - Flavorwire
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Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill

First Look: Helena Bonham Carter As Miss Havisham In ‘Great Expectations’
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Deadline Hollywood. Today's News; Best Of; Awards Coverage; Premium; Tip Line; The Game; Advertise; About Us. Deadline. Robert Zemeckis

It's A Retro Cook-Off!
unusualcoleslaw.blogspot.com

It's time for the Hung Up On Retro / Lucy Violet Vintage... It's A Retro Cook-Off! I collect vintage cookbooks, primarily those from South

Librarians BLOGS
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Reederama http://reederama.blogspot.com. Reederama Happenings at the corner of story and reader. A school librarian blog about books, reader

Book arrived speedily and in perfect condition for a Christmas gift. Thanks.
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