15th May 2015

Paying for crime

Most of the time, I steer well clear of opinionated blog posts. However, something is concerning me. I am currently investigating the familyhistory of a man […]
14th May 2015

Natural networking

Some things take effort in life, whilst other things come naturally. It takes effort to find people, you know! We have natural skill but it is […]
13th May 2015

Star Wars, Trek and the Thirteenth

May. A peculiar month. Two Bank Holiday Mondays (not that that makes a difference to us at FWL really, apart from we don’t get a new list […]
12th May 2015

Genie-inspiring others

Inspiring young people was my job of yesteryear and now, I try to inspire everyone I meet to get involved in genealogy, but only if they bring […]
11th May 2015

Maths and genealogy – what’s the link?

Over the years, I have met a fair few genealogists/family historians of both the hobbyist, amateur and professional kind. Some dabble in the art whilst others […]
10th May 2015

The power of the weekend

Don’t panic – we haven’t had the weekend off! Not even close…. Doing what we do is a 24-7 job. Well, not quite 24 hours a […]
9th May 2015

B&Q, ‘Operation New Gate’ and a Bushman

Saturday is a curious day of the week and frequently a noisier one than any other day around the offices of FWL. People in nearby homes seem to […]
8th May 2015

Operation Barrie

In two weeks time, I will have arrived in Canada. Oh heck! Now must be the time to launch ‘Operation Barrie’ then…. Having just purchased another […]
7th May 2015

Barking up the wrong tree….

Have you ever, during the course of your family history, found that you have been barking up the wrong tree? Put two and two together and […]