Tomorrow I am driving to Canberra and will be in Melbourne at the end of the week. I am looking forward to researching at the State Library of Victoria and the Public Records Office of Victoria as well as catching up with family and friends. I have identified some key soldiers for my book and will be doing further research into the lives of a couple of the Victorian … [Read more...] about Pause, Reflect and Share… and a note to publishers
Pause, Reflect and Share
At times research is like pulling teeth but then there are the wonderful times when you race through the work, doors open one after another revealing hints that suggest that you might be close to a big break through. Over the last few months my research has been humming along. In the couple of weeks it has been particularly fruitful. This week I have been pursuing some … [Read more...] about Write it Down!
You may have noticed that my blog posts have been sporadic of late. This is because my life has been in turmoil. I am writing this on the day that I am leaving Australia for Singapore. Hubble has a great new IT job and I am very happy to move to a new place and new cultures while still doing what I do online. An international move is complicated enough but then an unexpected … [Read more...] about Some Exciting News!
The last month has been about doing what I do, but differently. For the first time I have participated in the annual NSW History Week, participated in a panel discussion at a symposium and used programming to aid my historical research. History Week had many great events both for historians and for the general public. I attended six events in four days. Over the last month … [Read more...] about Pause, Reflect and Share – September 2013
In last month’s ‘Pause, Reflect and Share’ I warned of a ‘frantic July’ coming up. That sounds like I was rather anxious about July, but I wasn’t. A better word for it is ‘frenetic’. It was madly busy, but fulfilling. I have now been spat out on the other side of frenetic July giving me a chance to pause, reflect and share. … [Read more...] about Pause, Reflect and Share: Frenetic July!