Kirsty Gray

10th May 2019

Handwriting: How to read your ancestors’

Ah handwriting…It can be hard enough reading your own handwriting at the best of times. Do you remember those long, gruelling lessons learning how to write […]
3rd May 2019

Local Community History Month: An Introduction

What is Local Community History Month?   This month is dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness of your local community history. Everyone has history to share, […]
30th April 2019

Z is for Zed

It was always going to be a fairly difficult letter to come up with inspiration but we had a case just earlier this year which was […]
29th April 2019

Y is for Yonder

    What’s next?   Here’s a list of our upcoming blogs in May:   Local Community History Month (LCHM) Introduction   How to read your […]
27th April 2019

X is for X-Y Chromosomes

It is (dare I say) common knowledge that humans are born with 46 chromosomes in 23 pairs. We were all taught this back in school, no […]
26th April 2019

W is for Wise Woman

Oh wise, wise old woman Wizened beyond your years, old soul Looks deceptive, vain, a mystery to you, unknown Philosophy is her power, ageing woman, slow […]
25th April 2019

V is for Vintage

What’s the difference between classic, vintage and retro? A vintage item or piece of clothing was made in an era. It will always be remembered of […]
24th April 2019

U is for the good, the bad and the plain UGLY

  There’s all sorts of good All types of bad And every kind of ugly   There’s good in the bad And bad in the good […]
24th April 2019

T is for Family TREE

Most of us at some point had homework to do where the task was to draw your family tree. Oooh how exciting! Going home to ask […]