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Brett Payne
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Attended Peterhouse, Marondera, Zimbabwe
Lived in Tauranga
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As a geologist, I am very appreciative of the art of cartographers, and believe it takes a very special skill to produce a good geological map.
The theme for this week's Sepia Saturday blogging prompt is fish. Saturday is the birthday of my maternal grandfather Hans Boltz, who was born 4 July 1910. At the moment I can't find a photograph of Hans fishing. This is a pi...
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I rather like that Largs Pier/Bay Hotel.  It reminds me of the Colosseum in Rome, although nothing like on that sort of grand scale.
Today, 27 June, is the birthday of paternal grandmother, Kathleen. She would have been 107. In 2004 we visited her in Adelaide before she moved to Batemans Bay, New South Wales, to be closer to her son, my father. During our ...
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Several old train tracks are being converted to rail trails here too.
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I don't wear an apron either.
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The publisher may have been SH Knox & Co, but the original was made by James Valentine, the worldwide postcard company, as evidenced by the circled JV and negative number 212147 on the image.
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I was curious as to what those number's meant. Thanks +Brett Payne 
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Green box = "som[e] orcharding"
This is part of the inventory of the estate of Ephraim Puffer filed by his wife in 1756. I can read most of it and will be posting a transcription of it online. Inventory of Estate of Ephraim Puffer, Middlesex County, Mass., ...
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All very quaint and very useful in their day, but I wouldn't go back to typing on one for anything.
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The story certainly isn't obvious.
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Confusing I thought.
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We have one of these in our capital Wellington.  Fun, but way too short.
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Seems like the storm did them a favour.
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I've read of quite a few old organs that are boxed up in storage, waiting for fashions to change.
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Photohistory and genealogy research
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Previously
Tauranga - Harare - Nyanga
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Photo-Sleuth, Family Historian and GIS Specialist
Education
  • Peterhouse, Marondera, Zimbabwe
  • University of Zimbabwe
  • Massey University
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