10th September 2015

Is it just me or ….?

Many people see me as a ‘wise owl’ kind of character…. they ask my advice and consider me to be a knowledgeable person in certain realms. […]
9th September 2015

What’s that coming over the hill?

…. is it a Rockstar?! Oh I know…. I missed my vocation! I should have been a stand-up comedian (NOT!). Did you know that some genealogists […]
8th September 2015

Managing expectations

I am sure many business owners have heard the phrase “under promise, over deliver” but how many people actually achieve this? Managing customer expectations is very difficult […]
6th September 2015


I have a confession to make. I am officially old. When I started researching my own family history, I had to leave my house to do it. The […]
5th September 2015

A problem shared….

There is a proverb, “a problem shared is a problem halved“, but is this really the case? Surely, if you share the problem, then you are burdening […]
4th September 2015

When to switch?

Some regular readers of the FWL blog may well recall my recent issues with a certain mobile network provider. Yes – VODAFONE. They decided they would […]
4th September 2015

Giving up….

There is a time and a place. You want to moan about someone or something? It’s probably better to vent in private and then decide whether you […]
2nd September 2015

Mountain goats

You are probably wondering if I have finally completely lost the plot this evening but please, don’t panic – all is not lost. There is method in […]
1st September 2015

Needing inspiration?

Have you ever stared at a blank screen waiting for inspiration? For that course essay which is due this week (or more likely, tomorrow!)….? Or for […]