Family Stories

All families have stories; some stories are almost myths… did my ancestors really come from Sweden? Were they really river pilots or pirates operating out of the east coast port of King’s Lynn? Some family stories are true, although some facts may be hidden; my great-grandparents loved each other across a religious divide, but where and how did they meet? Some family stories are only revealed through census records and some genealogical detective work. I want to tell the stories of my family, and others who otherwise might be lost in the past.

Not a little salad

There’s nothing nicer than being in company, and eating in company is even better. I love salads, but there is no point in me making Red Riding Hood salad at the moment, because it is huge, and only I would eat it! Last time I made it was for a family party – about thirty […]

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