…A Few of My Favourite Things…

We are often reminded to scan and save important documents, and to regularly backup our digital files and photos in case of disasters like computer crashes and viruses, fire, flood or theft. But what about the importance of saving the history and stories of the things we tend to hold onto for sentimental reasons? Photos, … Continue reading …A Few of My Favourite Things…


The Girl Behind the Glass

Is there anyone out there anymore? It has been a long time, hasn’t it! If there’s still someone who’s stuck around all this time waiting and wondering if I’m EVER going to return, I’m back at last with a little piece I wrote while I was thinking about the stories of some of the women … Continue reading The Girl Behind the Glass


Lilian Florence Newton Knight was safely delivered of a daughter on Tuesday 4 May 1915. George and Lilian chose to name their little daughter after the French mid-wife who attended her birth and also after Lilian’s favourite sister, Daisy. Desirée Feliciteé Daisy. According to Desirée’s niece, Desirée, her family always called her Nin, meaning little … Continue reading ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO – 4 May 1915