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 […]
10th January 2014

The Winter Olympics

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXII Olympic Winter Games, is the international winter multiple sports event that will be celebrated from February 7 […]