E for Europe

This week’s Family History through the Alphabet blogging challenge brings us to E.   E is for Europe. With family history research reaching to every corner of the globe, and with the Olympics just around the corner with its international mindset, what resources are there available for researching your ancestry in Europe? Make sure you research as much as you can…
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Culinary Inspiration

Are you seeking some inspiration in the kitchen? Are your family saying ‘not THAT again!’ when you serve up the same old recipe for the fourth time in a two week period? There is nothing wrong with tried-and-true recipes that the whole family love, but sometimes it’s nice to venture into uncharted territory and make something…
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Computers and more

Are you a ‘tech head’ who likes all things computer-related? Do you want to know the latest in technology, or are seeking a ‘how to guide’ to fix computers, install programs and the like? YPRL holds an array of computer magazines including PC and Tech Authority, TECHlife Australia (formerly Australian PC User), Australian Personal Computer, Computer…
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Your new local bookshop

We love the library. It's a place where a whole world of opportunity awaits, where you can explore books and ideas to your hearts content. But what about those books you come across that you'd like a copy of yourself? And what a perfect thing to give someone, to share in your love of reading. In this year, the National Year…
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Old signage reveals history

  Local Historians know full well how quickly the urban landscape can change when it comes to shop fronts, land developments and changes in the economy. An old shop sign has come to light on a property in Main Road, Eltham recently.  I suspect the current landlord has removed the former tenants signage to reveal…
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