19th January 2014

#3 James Robert Leonard Fielder

When I was very young, my grandparents moved to Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. My grandfather, David Day, had been interested in discovering our ancestry […]
18th January 2014

Pooh Day

Alan Alexander Milne was born on this day in 1882. After graduating from Cambridge University, he worked as assistant editor of Punch magazine and wrote a […]
17th January 2014

St Antony’s Day

January 17 is St Antony’s Day – the feast day of St Antony of Egypt, remembered for the temptations he suffered during his twenty years of […]
16th January 2014

Challenge Thursday

G’day all! Well, I can hardly write ‘Good Morning’, ‘Good Afternoon’ or anything along those lines. Heaven alone knows when you will be reading this…. Well, […]
15th January 2014

15 January

Historically, 15 January has seen many important events…. 1559 saw the coronation of Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1601) at Westminster Abbey in London. She was the third […]
14th January 2014

Holiday? Yes please….!

Confession time: are you already thinking about when you can take your next holiday? If we did a poll, I am sure the percentage of people […]
13th January 2014

One-Eyed Britons

With our Managing Director suffering with eye trouble today, our minds have turned to those who have limited vision … and we found a surprising number […]
12th January 2014

Timothy Kitcher (#52Ancestors #2)

Taking up the challenge set by Amy Johnson Crow last Sunday, this week marks the second week of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. And this […]
11th January 2014

On this day….

Who is this lady? And why was today important in her life and in the history books, for women in particular?