Author Archives: Julie Goucher

About Julie Goucher

Genealogist, Author, Presenter, native Guildfordian, avid note taker and journal writer. Lover of Books, Stationery & History; Surnames, Butcher & Orlando One-Name Studies. Pharos Tutor for all One-Name Studies/surname courses as well as Researching Ancestors from Continental Europe.

Post Polio Syndrome Day – 22nd October 2014

Today is PPS Day. PPS stands for Post Polio Syndrome. The reality is that by the time a diagnosis was made for Mum it was really the beginning of a slippery slope, which we navigated without really knowing the path we were … Continue reading

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Quilt Scribbles ~ Ten Favourite Books and Memories of Mum

Last week Sharn set a challenge via Facebook to list the ten books that have influenced our lives. Mum was an avid reader. So I guess it was quite natural that she would encourage me to read and generally love the … Continue reading

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Quilt Scribbles ~ Benches, Plaques and Happy Memories

The last month or so has been very busy and exciting with family here from down under! During the course of their visit, I thought many times that I wished Mum was here. To share the laughter, enjoyment and to … Continue reading

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Quilt Scribbles – Blue Moon Success!

Those of you who have been following this memorial project from the beginning will possibly remember that I said Mum had a Blue Moon rose. You can read that earlier post HERE. Stuart and I have been watching rather keenly … Continue reading

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