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Alex Daw
Works at Moreton Bay Regional Council
Attended University of Canberra
Lived in Sydney
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Sepia Saturday 224: 19 April 2014
Alan from Sepia Saturday says: The other week I made a confession about my aversion to gardening and all things horticultural and I was challenged to include a possible gardening theme for a future Sepia Saturday. Well, here it is - for Sepia Saturday 224 (...
Alan from Sepia Saturday says: The other week I made a confession about my aversion to gardening and all things horticultural and I was challenged to include a possible gardening theme for a future Sepia Saturday. Well, her...
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Sepia Saturday 223;12 April 2014
Alan from Sepia Saturday says: Why have one photograph when you can have a group of four? You are, of course, free to interpret this week's prompt photograph in whichever way you want, but one possible approach would be a grouping of four old photographs. T...
Alan from Sepia Saturday says: Why have one photograph when you can have a group of four? You are, of course, free to interpret this week's prompt photograph in whichever way you want, but one possible approach would be a...
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Sepia Saturday 222: 5 April 2014
Alan on Sepia Saturday says: Danger is an odd thing. In our moments of sanity we all steer well clear of danger, but in those moments of exuberant insanity, we sometimes search it out in order to experience the thrill of the challenge. Why else would you ge...
Alan on Sepia Saturday says: Danger is an odd thing. In our moments of sanity we all steer well clear of danger, but in those moments of exuberant insanity, we sometimes search it out in order to experience the thrill of th...
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Alan from Sepia Saturday says: Our sepia friend Postcardy suggested statues and monuments as a theme for this week and also pointed us in the direction of this 1914 photograph of the Jefferson Statue in Columbia (which is taken from the Library of Congress ...
Alan from Sepia Saturday says: Our sepia friend Postcardy suggested statues and monuments as a theme for this week and also pointed us in the direction of this 1914 photograph of the Jefferson Statue in Columbia (which is...
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Albury c1956 I wasn't quite sure where this photo was taken but now I think it is Monument Hill Albury after seeing Sharon's photos on Strong Foundations....what do you think?
Albury c1956 I wasn't quite sure where this photo was taken but now I think it is Monument Hill Albury after seeing Sharon's photos on Strong Foundations....what do you think?
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As I travel down the genealogical or family history highway, I find myself wishing I could post more on my blog. Life seems to be zooming by.  I chose the above image from Flickr because it also represents how I'm feeling at the moment vision-wise i.e. a bi...
As I travel down the genealogical or family history highway, I find myself wishing I could post more on my blog. Life seems to be zooming by.  I chose the above image from Flickr because it also represents how I'm feeling...
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Thanks Alona!  Typically after I pressed Post on my blog I then found another event I want to attend so had to Update almost immediately..  Ridiculous!
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Sepia Saturday 221: 29 March 2014
Alan from Sepia Saturday says: When I previewed this Sepia theme image a few weeks ago I suggested "floods, water, weather, floating cars and sepia skies" as possible interpretations. Looking back at this list now, I have to say that I, for one, am heartily...
Alan from Sepia Saturday says: When I previewed this Sepia theme image a few weeks ago I suggested "floods, water, weather, floating cars and sepia skies" as possible interpretations. Looking back at this list now, I have t...
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And a very nice post it is too! I never knew about rubbing toes at Harvard ... shoulders maybe?
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Oh and isn't that Boston Public Library a beauty.  Definitely going on my bucket list!
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There are many more hidden treasures there too. Thanks +Alex Daw ! :)
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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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Sydney - Melbourne - Canberra - Edinburgh - Brisbane
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Librarian and Family Historian
Introduction
Currently working at Arana Hills Library as part of the Moreton Bay Regional Council Library service.

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

I am the Coordinator of the Queensland Family History Society Research Team and 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.
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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Conner