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Book trailer

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Published Today !!!

Five years after starting some innocuous research, three years after I started writing and one year after starting to edit and work towards self-publication my book is out for all to see. Seeking John Campbell: Finding pioneers and patriots in … Continue reading

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Family at War

My book Seeking John Campbell contains the following dedication. It is the result of the discovery that one of the John Campbells I investigated was born in Germany with the surname Philippi. He became a naturalised British citizen in 1902 and returned … Continue reading

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Cover Design

Long before the final copy-edit I had concluded that my first and unusual hybrid non-fiction book containing elements of genealogy, heir-hunting, and social and family history would not attract a main stream publisher. In any event I couldn’t face writing … Continue reading

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Scottish Migrants to Argentina

It is surprising that so little is written about one of the earliest migrant groups to Argentina especially as many of their descendants became important contributors to the development of the country. In 1825, a group of Scottish migrants sailed … Continue reading

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Searching for Isabel’s heirs

I had discovered that Isabel had been born in Argentina, that her mother was Gladys Pemberton and her father John Campbell. I had also eliminated Isabel’s maternal line as potential heirs to her estate. However, I was no closer to … Continue reading

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Armistice Day

Today is 11 November which commemorates the armistice signed at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, effectively signalling the end of WWI.  It now is the day when all armed service personnel who sacrificed … Continue reading

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