23rd September 2016

World Wars and naming patterns

Those of you who are regular readers (thank you!) will know that, at FWL, we have a penchant for names and particularly, ‘stand out’ names. We will […]
20th September 2016

When the obvious, isn’t….

Baffled, that’s what I am right now. Utterly baffled. In all honesty, I could leave this post right here and those two sentences (short though they […]
16th September 2016

Marmite – are you a lover or a hater?

This week, the Rockstar Genealogist Award Winners have been announced. It has been great to see the genealogy community ‘come together’ and congratulate those who have […]
13th September 2016

Oh heavens…. A Rockstar? You are kidding….

Times when I am speechless, shocked and amazed are few and far between for me…. Having seen the Silver and Bronze winners in the UK list […]
10th September 2016

The Three Musketeers

It’s a historical novel by Alexander Dumas (1802-1870). Weirdly, in the list of Three Musketeers, Wikipedia lists four (confused?!) – Athos, Aramis, Porthos and D’Artagnan. One […]
8th September 2016

194 years ago today

…. Prince Dom Pedro I (nicknamed “the Liberator”) declared Brazil’s independence and tonight marks another new dawn in Brazil’s history. The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games opening ceremony […]
4th September 2016

And finally…. new premises!

We can barely contain our excitement…. we have finally signed the lease and we are moving!!! Our new residence at 5 St Marys Courtyard, Church Street, […]
1st September 2016

Rockstar Genealogist Awards

Each year, John D. Reid of Anglo-Celtic Connections has the unenviable task of masterminding the ‘Rockstar Genealogist Awards‘. It was his brainchild but I have to […]
30th August 2016

Historic Bank Holiday weekend

It is a rare occasion when we close the offices of FWL Towers for two days, as we are normally open Monday to Saturday. However, this […]