Hidden away at home, you may have a cupboard or drawer full of irreplaceable photos of your children, parents, old friends, grandparents and great grandparents. More than likely there will be a stack of 100 year-old sepia pics of elaborately costumed, austere relatives whose names and family associations have long been forgotten.
There is no way you could ever throw them away – but what do you do with them? You have a constant nagging feeling that you really should save them for future generations create a link to the past that your children, grandchildren and great grandchildren can treasure.
You may have heard of a new craze called scrapbooking which does just that. But its as much about preserving todays memories for future generations as it is about preserving our past.
Scrapbooking is more than just organising photos. It’s about displaying them attractively, preserving other interesting bits & bobs like concert programs, tickets, newspaper articles and, most importantly, journaling so that in years to come anyone who looks at your scrapbook will know who you are and where you were when the photographs were taken. You are...