28th June 2016

Changing the game

The game changes. Every day. Once upon a time, in a land far far from here, my job description was very different from that of today. […]
26th June 2016

Free stuff

In the normal way of things, our first port of call for our day-to-day research is either FindMyPast or Ancestry. These are the two main commercial providers […]
24th June 2016

Votes cast

Even those not residing in the United Kingdom could not have missed (thanks to the wonders of 21st century communications) that we have been subjected, in the […]
22nd June 2016

Focussing minds

Have you made valuable use of your time today? How many times do you get to the end of a working day and wonder what you […]
20th June 2016

Nasty case of scrambled brain

No alarm clock required. Monday morning came around far too quickly. Woke up and was working before 8am. More cases in my head than I have […]
19th June 2016

Innings and outing

It’s fair to say, I do a fair bit of travelling in my job as MD of FWL. Trains, planes and automobiles…. more the latter than […]
17th June 2016

Alien abduction

The world is a mighty strange place right now with some events taking place which really should not feature in our newsfeeds in the 21st century. Why do people […]
15th June 2016

A crazy 24 hours

We have some fairly interesting 24 hour periods at FWL, but this last set features pretty highly on our Top Ten Bonkers List. Before the week began, […]
12th June 2016

Well I never….

Life is full of surprises. You think you have a plan and then something unexpected pops up. As MD of FWL, I do like to have […]