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Happy Hogmanay Fae Army!!!

Happy Hogmanay Fae Army!!!

Happy Hogmanay and lang may yer lum reek! Well 2016 has been an absolute and utter exciting roller coaster of an adventure for my wee family and I, so to summarise; January seen us being accepted onto several housing waiting lists in Scotland and discovering a relationship style known as polyamory. I was also prescribed a very strong drug called […]

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Hannah McGuire McLachlan

Hannah McGuire McLachlan was the daughter of Peter and Margaret (nee Hamilton) and she was born in Greenock on the 4th September 1891. When Hannah was born, her parents lived at 70 Ann Street, Greenock and when my eldest was born in 1996 I lived around the corner at 86 Drumfrochar Road. Hannah’s parents, Peter (22) and Margaret (19) got […]


Meet my Grandfather: William James Aitken Loughlin

My grandmother’s tangled web of deceit becomes unraveled after discovering the truth in public records, not quite sure how to feel but I know I need to find out the whole story.

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May you RIP Uncle Alan

Remembering William Alan Loughlin 53 years ago today, my Uncle Alan (William Alan Loughlin b. 6 December 1939 Glasgow, Scotland; d. 17 August 1961, Singapore) and his two friends, SAC Robert Trevor Kell and SAC James Sprott, (RAF Police Association, unfortunately the links to the Straits Times no longer load.) died in Singapore. They were all in the RAF but […]

My 2 Dads, 2.4 Children & I don’t mean 90s television…

I lovingly refer to my family as my “Jerry Springer Entourage” because whether they like it or not, each one of them has had a hand in shaping who I am today. To begin with, I am my wee Mammy’s youngest, my *biological* Dad’s middle child and for a while I was my *adoptive* Dad’s only until he remarried and […]