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Love in War : A tale of our family

Love in War : A tale of our family

As we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the end of the Great War, our family remembers the love stories that blossomed twice in the most unexpected ways. The first one when my Great Uncle fell in love with a German nurse during the first World War. The second when his daughter fell for an American soldier in the Second World War.

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Capturing your parents stories: why it matters

Capturing your parents stories: why it matters

When we started capturing my father's stories we did not realise that this would be the beginning of something much deeper - a better understanding of his life, of his youth, of the world he lived in.

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Celebrating Grandparents' Day

Celebrating Grandparents' Day

On Grandparents day, make those very special people in our and our children's lives the centre of attention.

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Ever wondered why you have some extraordinarily vivid memories of some events?

Ever wondered why you have some extraordinarily vivid memories of some events?

We have the most detailed memories of some events in our lives even when we were not there, like for 9/11 or the death of Princess Diana. Introducing flashbulb memories!

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Telling Family Stories to our children makes a difference

Telling Family Stories to our children makes a difference

When FAMILY QUILT was first dreamt of, I believed it was all about preserving the stories, the roots, the family heritage. After all, it all started because my father is getting (very) old and so

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Welcome to Family Quilt

Welcome to Family Quilt

Collecting family stories is a good idea but it is easier said than done. Read how Family Quilt can help you.

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