Tag: family history

#goals

Blogtember Challenge 2016: Day 2: Current Goals Buy a house. What I would give to have something to call my own. Something that I come home to and it’s just… Mine. My own living area. A kitchen to call my own. I l o v e cooking. Somewhere I can have my own garden and plant herbs, strawberries and veggies. A…

Fun Facts

Blogtember Challenge 2016: Day 1: Introduce Yourself   1. My name is Charmaine. I get called Char, Charms, Chaz, Chazza, Charlie, Charmi, Chami… My pet peeve is when someone nicknames me and doesn’t know me. 2. I have curly hair. I never used to love it. I do now. I’ve learned to love my crazy, curly hair. Only when it decides to cooperate with me…

My Direct Family Line

Since my visit to Malta last year after obtaining buznannu Pawl’s passport and his birth certificate, I found the Cassar direct family line up to Felice Cassar, who is my buznannu x3 (buznannu Pawl’s nannu). That’s 5 generations, 6 if you include me. All I had for Felice was his name, I didn’t have any dates or even a name for his…

Writing History

With knowledge of family past, pride of ones’ heritage strengthens. Last year, a friend of mine brought her family history book to Maltese class to show us all. It was this massive, thick glossy book. Published and all. It had stories, and photographs… I was in complete awe over it. What I would give to have enough material to make…

Bużnannu Wiġi

It’s been a while since I’ve written an update on my family history findings – it’s been about 8 months! In the past couple of months I came across a new site, Archives Portal Europe, where I have since learnt that the National Archives Malta (NAM) are slowly making their archives available via this site. So far mostly only passport…