30th November 2014

#47 Alice Day (1869-1963)

Alice was the twelfth of fourteen known children of William Day who had six children with his first wife, Elizabeth Everett and eight children with Sarah […]
29th November 2014

Just stop!

What a lovely Saturday off…. well, kind of ‘off’…. in so much as I had the middle part of the day away from the laptop! Quite […]
28th November 2014

Housework…. hmm….

Oh goodness – three and a half hours sleep after my trip to London and a royally hectic day today! As usual, the day kicks off with my […]
27th November 2014

Terrific Thursday (Part Two)

(if you haven’t read Part One, please read first for context of Terrific Thursday) Although I left the Royal Courts of Justice needing something stronger than […]
27th November 2014

Terrific Thursday (Part One)

Well, that was what I had hoped anyway…. Long planned kind-of-day-off in London, meeting up with Ma & Pa FWL (who incidentally came up the company […]
26th November 2014

What is normal?

The thing is, there is no normal. While normal may exist in other phenomena, it certainly does not apply to being human. While our DNA may […]
25th November 2014

What part of No….?

To whom it may concern: I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for interrupting the flow of my morning. I had been ‘in […]
24th November 2014

There’s room for everyone

The world of family, local and social history has grown exponentially over the last decade in particular. Whilst the commercial sites are expanding with newly digitised […]
23rd November 2014

#46 Thomas Elford (1804-1886)

Thomas Elford was my gggg-grandfather on my father’s side – a long way back! He was born in 1804 and baptised in Plympton St Maurice on […]