Finding Family

One woman's obsession with family history.

Messages in bottles have long been considered fascinating to many people. Stories of people finding them on the beach regularly pop up on news websites (often with the letters returned to their original owners) so it’s of no surprise to find that newspapers of the past similarly reported on such discoveries in much the same way. In 1869 …

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It’s hard not to have one’s attention captivated by a name such as The Deadwater. Located near Busselton, the name evokes a sense of darkness, mystery and foreboding. Sounding like something out of a pirate movie, it will come as no surprise to find that for years there have been rumours that a mysterious shipwreck …

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