Monthly Archives: May 2014

Cash for Crash

For a long time my only experience of “Dashcams” (Car-Dashboard mounted cameras) was watching scary Russian youtube videos highlighting the dangers of driving in the former USSR. They featured crazed drivers and pedestrians causing or escaping from crashes on the … Continue reading

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y – Only Me (my yDNA results)

Long before I got involved in Genealogy I started learning about my family history through a 2nd cousin who was researching my “Grass” family. this was in the pre-internet age, when genealogy involved long hours in visiting the county archives … Continue reading

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Genetic Genealogists discuss Ethical standards

A number of eminent Genetic Genealogists have recently published a paper on the seemingly ignored topic of ethics in Genetic Genealogy. The paper can be reviewed here. Yesterday I read the paper and dashed off my thoughts (before I forget them). … Continue reading

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Please Sir, My TV is Full

I guess I should have seen it coming. A few months ago I had to replace the 5-port hub that connects all my AV kit to the Internet with a larger 8-port hub. Now I’ve reached the point where I’m using … Continue reading

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Margaret Angus – LDS Pioneer

Most genealogists have some connection with the Mormons (or “The Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter-Day Saints” as they are more formally known). The Mormons are heavily involved in the work of digitizing old parish records and run the much-used … Continue reading

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