My aim when I started digitizing my family history was to share stories of my ancestors’ lives while providing easy access to the content online for others who might be interested.
This post shares how contact from a researcher lead to finding new photos, letters, diaries and interesting historical items as well as helped with his research.
Reading became an important way I relaxed while caring for my mum who had motor neurone disease (MND/ALS).
This post shares how the List Challenge website can be used to find a list you want books to read and for monitoring your progress. It also share my progress with my Top 100+ Crime and Mystery Novels of All Time reading list.
As a result of working my way through classic and golden age of detective fiction I’ve become skilled in finding and reading free ebooks as the paper versions can be hard to source for the books I’m wanting to read.
While I was experienced with reading ebooks purchased from Amazon I had been reluctant to access free ebooks and eResouces because the instructions on how to download and read seemed so much harder compared to reading ebooks in the Kindle app.
Isn’t hard once you know how and I wish I made time years ago to learn how to access free eResources. These are my tips to help those wanting to find and read free ebooks.
Last year I set a goal of reading Top 100+ Crime and Mystery Novels of All Time as a way of introducing myself to new authors in a genre I enjoy reading after growing tired of searching for new modern authors I want to read.
This post shares how I’ve changed my approach to working through the reading list and provides tips for finding the novels for those interested in completing a similar reading challenge including how to find free ebooks.
I’ve decided to participate in the 28-Day Blogging Challenge as I’ve found challenges a great way connect with others and gain new skills. Check out this post if you would like to join me!
While I stopped uploading photos to Flickr years ago I am one of the only 3% of free users that had more than 1,000 photos uploaded and had to make a decision on what to do about my Flickr photos before their changes to free accounts begin on January 8, 2019.
This post explains how I cleaned up my Flickr photos for those that are like me that want to clean up their Flickr account
Twitter Moments are my main daily news source because moments are the fastest way of finding out the latest news as it is happening. The news often appears in moments well before it appears in traditional media sources.
This post explains twitter moments and shows how I view twitter moments on my phone and computer.
I relax by reading for pleasure but had started to run out of ideas of what to read. Inspired by my husband’s goal to read ‘Top 100 Books You Need To Read Before You Die’ I decided to create my own reading list by focusing on the genre I enjoy reading – crime and mystery! Great way to discover authors and novels that are new to me.
This post shares my ‘100+ Crime and Mystery Novels of all time’ as well as provides the ‘Top 100 Books You Need To Read Before You Die’ that my husband is reading.
Google Photos is my favorite favorite photo and video sharing and storage service but I have been frustrated by their lack of options to embed my Google photo albums. I’ve finally found a solution to embed my Google Photos albums as a slideshow.
One of my passions is reading books. I’ve discovered charity shops like the Salvos and Good Sammy are great sources of finding hidden book treasures.
Check out this post to see some of the books I’ve found in charity shops and what I have learnt from the books.