Is pouring over the family album going to be a thing of the past for future generations? There is nothing I like more than looking back at old family photos, whether they are my own and my immediate family, or pictures from my ancestors from generations ago. Even my own children still love looking at … Continue reading Is the Photograph finally dead?
Month: November 2017
When is a Father a Father?
This is probably the most difficult topic that I have written a blog about, because of the naturally sensitive nature of the subject matter and how it can, and will impact on people’s lives. So when is a Father actually a father? As genealogists we strive to prove family connections and bonds and to trace … Continue reading When is a Father a Father?
“Use it or Lose it”
I thought it would be timely to reflect on the benefits of the archive offices and record offices, up and down the country and the wonderful services that they provide. My title for this blog is very apt, "use it or lose it". With pressure on local government and local authorities to cut budgets and … Continue reading “Use it or Lose it”
Was WW2 Inevitable?
After the end of WW1 and the Paris was treaty was signed, the league of nations was formed with the basic function of maintaining world peace. Almost 20 years later and Europe was brought to its knees once more with the atrocities of War. This blog isn't an attempt to apportion blame or go over … Continue reading Was WW2 Inevitable?