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Margaret McGoverne
Word obsessed tea boozer, historical/ science fiction author. Editor, . Read The Battle of Watling Street -
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Margaret McGoverne Sep 9
Thanks to my second cousin David (I figured out our degree of cousin-ness here on 's blog ) I've updated the family tree with regards to his parents' names and key dates, and I'm...
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Margaret McGoverne Aug 2
Retweeted LBMarket (): We are launching our first Vintage & Collectors Market – an eclectic market of quirky vintage, retro & collectables. To keep up to date, take a look at the event info:...
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LBMarket Aug 2
We are launching our first Vintage & Collectors Market – an eclectic market of quirky vintage, retro & collectables. To keep up to date, take a look at the event info:
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Margaret McGoverne Jul 30
This isn't really about the Jamison family history, but it's about a serious subject nonetheless; the relationship between NI and its chip shops. On...
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Margaret McGoverne Jul 30
In my last post I shared some pictures of the Jamison garage and houses at 265-269 Shore Road, Belfast, that stood until their demolition in the 1980s; on the site now stands a printing shop....
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Margaret McGoverne Jul 26
I talked about the most recent picture I had of the family garage on the Shore Road, Belfast in a previous post ; the picture from the 1950's was sourced from the...
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Margaret McGoverne Jul 19
Fingers crossed, my story‘s made the Summer 2018 long-list...
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Margaret McGoverne Jul 16
My father, (Frederick) Ian Jamison, had seven full siblings and two half-sisters from his mother's first marriage, not an unusual family size for that...
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Margaret McGoverne Jun 15
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime." -Mark Twain
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Margaret McGoverne Jun 15
Today is and I’m raising awareness about the plight of working animals abroad. I’m a supporter of and the amazing work they do to improve the welfare of working animals x<3 )...
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Margaret McGoverne Jun 3
Replying to @101Fiction
A disturbingly good read!
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Margaret McGoverne Jun 3
Thank you for publishing my enchanting short story! :-)
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Margaret McGoverne Apr 14
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Margaret McGoverne Apr 5
I can balance a cup of tea and my kindle or a book in bed laying practically horizontal now...
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Margaret McGoverne Mar 30
Have a great time everyone attending the 2018 Eastercon 30/3 - 2/4 in Harrogate, wish I could be there! Will definitely attend London 2019
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Margaret McGoverne Mar 29
And if you die young and your partner is old, do you age-match in heaven? And babies, and stillbirths, do they stay as babies? It’s all very confusing...
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Margaret McGoverne Mar 29
If George Orwell and Ernest Hemingway were rejected initially, it gives me hope to press on!
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