Friday, 8 June 2012

Follow Friday - Blogs beyond Genealogy!

Following in the footsteps of my genealogy blogging pals, Jill at Geniaus and Pauline at Family History Beyond the Seas. I have pulled together a small selection of blogs that I follow without a genealogical slant. Here they are in alphabetical order.

Alfred Zappala - Alfred is an American with a huge heritage in Sicily. He has now completed a journey by returning to live in Sicily using the trunk used by his Grandfather 104 years ago. Alfred has a great blog and has written several books on his journey. You can read the review of one of them HERE

ANZ LitLovers LitBlog - Hosted by Lisa who lives in Melbourne. Lisa shares her love of Australian and New Zealand literature.

Confessions of a Plate Addict - French style decorating, thrifting and travelling

Dolce Bellezza - "A sweet serenity of books...."

English Historical Fiction Authors - The blog of a group of historical novelists who love all things English!

Gwulo: Old Hong Kong - The site if you are interested in Old Hong Kong!

Margaret Cooter - About handmade books and textile art

Oz Typewriters - The Australian Typewriter Museum. The world of typewriters from 1714 - 2014

Philofaxy - Following the love of Filofaxes!

Spitalfields Life - A fascinating site featuring life in the London area of Spitalfields.

The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader - hosted by Marg, from Melbourne an avid reader and much more!

The Chirurgeon's Apprentice - An interesting look at surgery before the world of anaesthetics.

The Quack Doctor - A fascinating account of early medicines

The View Outside - Hosted by Vikki from Kent - the story of her writing

The Vintage Recipe Blog - Recipes and Ads from times past

Two Nerdy History Girls - "Gossip about History, Writing and Shoes...."

Where Ever The Road Goes - Following the path of Ellie & Adrian as they travel where ever the road goes!

23 Things for Professional Development - Introduction to a range of tools for personal & professional development

1912 Titanic Sewing Project - An attempt to recreate clothes from the Era of the Titanic

...and the newest addition:

The Historical Novel Society (Sydney Chapter) - For readers, writers and bloggers of Australian literature


  1. I spy an interest in history and reading! Thanks for this post - looks like I have a couple more blogs to add to my RSS feed.

  2. I'm really looking forward to visiting all your recommendations...but I'm on a self-imposed restraint to catch up on my current blogs and comments first. Thanks Julie.

  3. Now that is a GREAT blog list. Thanks for sharing x.


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