19th July 2015

One born every minute

I have lost count of the number of times I have gone over the fact that there are 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an […]
18th July 2015

The Percussion Section

Over the past few weeks, we have delighted you with various references to members of the orchestra. Well, not really…. but some mighty crazy records of […]
17th July 2015

The importance of professionalism

During my working life, I have had a varied career path before finding my niche, from Deputy Manager in a residential care home for adults with […]
16th July 2015

Good things come to those who wait

There are some proverbs which are pretty spot on but “good things come to those who wait”…. Seriously? When have you sat around and waited for […]
15th July 2015

If you don’t ask….

Some of you lovely blog readers will have known me for eons. Others will have known me for ‘five minutes’ and only in the virtual world […]
14th July 2015

When life is not quite so simple

Goodness me, Mr and Mrs Genealogy don’t half set us some challenges in life! When was William Sillifant not William Sillifant? When he decided to change his […]
13th July 2015

Marvellous, magnificent, magical Monday

Wow …. what a wonderful start to the week! The day began with a monster list which I did not stand a chance of completing – […]
12th July 2015

Game, Set, Match

Life isn’t all about winning. However, it is sometimes pretty important as I am sure Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic would agree as I sit writing […]
11th July 2015

When the chips are down….

The past year has been tough for many of my close friends and colleagues. Some have been hit by personal tragedy, others by illness. The ‘Big […]