Second Australian Jewish Genealogy Conference

Those of you who’ve been following me on Twitter or Facebook will know that I’ve been volunteering at a conference this weekend. If you’ve been following my blog you might have guessed I like conventions and conferences. It’s not the sessions and the information I like to go along for but the vibes and meeting […]

Public Libraries

There’s a bit of debate at the moment about public libraries and most especially, the State Library. When I was growing up libraries were for being very quiet in. I was even scared to whisper in them. Things have changed. There’s always been a problem getting young people into them to get them to read […]


Libraries are a wonderful invention. I know I shouldn’t be advocating the use of libraries as it reduces the number books you actually buy, but I think they’re wonderful. My local library is having a bit of an upgrade and while some of the stock has been distributed to the other libraries in the area […]