8th April 2019

G for Graveyard: Why do we have so much respect for the dead?

Is a graveyard the same thing as a cemetery? Believe it or not, graveyards and cemeteries are not the same thing. In fact, a graveyard is […]
6th April 2019

F for Folklore

Day 6 of the Blogging from A – Z Challenge and the word we’ve chosen is folklore! Here is a list of 13 folkloric tales, that may […]
5th April 2019

E is for Emotion

It’s fair to say that the offices of Family Wise Limited can be a very emotional place at times. Our work ranges from finding heirs to […]
3rd April 2019

C is for Childhood

In today’s blog, we have 18 short poems we would like to share with you. Each poem will be in the first person of a child […]
2nd April 2019

D is for Death

    Causes of death have been recorded in burial registers and civil registrations for hundreds of years.  Some of the terms are now archaic, old-fashioned […]
2nd April 2019

B is for Bastardisation

Where did the word originate from?    The English dictionary refers to bastardisation as two things: To debase or corrupt To declare illegitimate This transitive verb and […]
1st April 2019

Blogging from A-Z April Challenge: A for Asylum

Asylum – a place of refuge or a house of horror? Asylum is a word we hear often. Thousands of refugees escaping from peril in their […]
29th March 2019

What’s the difference between Mother’s Day and Mothering Sunday?

  An ancient tradition, Christian celebration or capitalist construction?   Similar to Christmas, the origins of this national holiday are a bit fluffy. Let’s start with one […]
26th March 2019

Blogging from A-Z April Challenge 2019

We have some exciting news!   FWL will be getting involved in the Blogging from A-Z April Challenge! Over 26 days a blog will go out […]