8th April 2014

Day 7 of the A to Z April Challenge: G for Golf

OK so I have given in to the obvious today…. only because I managed to find some simply awesome information from just looking up ‘golf player’ […]
7th April 2014

Day 6 of the A to Z April Challenge: F for Foxtrot

The most obvious thing to write about today would be the dance – well, yes. But why go with the obvious? Who knows about the American […]
6th April 2014

#14 Arthur Gosling of Guildford, Surrey

Arthur Gosling was a name known to me from childhood as the loud chiming clock upon our bureau in the hallway was inscribed with his name: […]
5th April 2014

Day 5 of the A to Z April Challenge: E for Echo

More historical than genealogical blogs this week by the sheer nature of the letters so far. And today – sadly – won’t change the distribution one […]
4th April 2014

Day 4 of the A to Z April Challenge: D for Delta

At one particular point today, I wondered if this phonetic alphabet idea was actually a good one. Delta? Well, it’s a shape. A mathematical symbol. The […]
3rd April 2014

Day 3 of the A to Z Challenge: C for Charlie

When considering ‘Charlie possibilities’ today, a few options popped into my head. I briefly considered something relating the Royal Family but quickly discarded that idea. Toying […]
2nd April 2014

Day 2 of the A to Z Challenge: B for Bravo

….Well done! Great job! Bravo! Congratulations! How many times a day do you say something positive to someone? By email, letter, verbally or even online? It’s […]
1st April 2014

Blogging from A to Z April Challenge

Am I up for the challenge?  Do I have what it takes? …. of course I do! Here’s to the Blogging from A-Z April Challenge. Bring […]
31st March 2014

The history of the Eiffel Tower

On this day in 1889, the Eiffel Tower was opened on the Champ de Mars in Paris. Named after the engineer, Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed […]