Ta-dah! Welcome to my new-look blog! So much has happened since I last posted regularly such as the Black Summer bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic. While all this was going on, like most people I also had a lot going on in my personal life. We moved twice in two years during the pandemic including moving from Sydney and landing in Melbourne just a couple of weeks before … [Read more...] about Stumbling Through the Past Relaunch!
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The 200th post book giveaway has been run and won. Congratulations to the winners James, Jo, Robyn and Helen! Thank you to everyone for your entries and a big thank you to the publishers – Magabala Books, NewSouth Press, Text Publishing and UQP Books for supporting the competition. These and many other publishers are great supporters of historical writing in Australia. As a … [Read more...] about Pause, Reflect and Share on Book Giveaway Entries
I am celebrating my 200th post on Stumbling Through the Past and five years of blogging. As I said in my last post, the readers of this blog have contributed to these milestones through your comments and encouragement over the years. I I deeply appreciate of all the support you have shown over the years. To say thank you to you I am giving you the chance to win one of my … [Read more...] about Book Give Away to Celebrate 200 Posts!
My last post was my 200th post on this blog. Wow! This milestone crept up on me, as did the fifth anniversary of this blog last August but now it is definitely time to reflect on these milestones. Some posts have stood out for me. Sometimes I finish a post knowing that the writing is particularly strong. Generally this is when I have been particularly moved by the subject … [Read more...] about 200 Posts and Five Years of Blogging!
Stumbling Through History Links is a new page on this blog with over one hundred links to useful Australian history resources. I hope that these will assist you with whatever historical research you are doing, whether you are researching family history or local history, school or academic work. Nearly all the resources listed are free to anyone with an internet … [Read more...] about Launching ‘Stumbling Through History Links’