You could be forgiven for thinking that being a family history researcher is not a seasonal job. But each year as Mothering Sunday approaches my inbox swells with queries relating specifically to mothers, and then as June approaches the same thing happens with Father's Day.
So far this year is no different. This week I've appeared as an expert on BBC Radio Wales' Jamie and Louise programme, which means I get to chat live on air about my research, offering advice and even get the chance to surprise some listeners with information that has remained elusive.
With Mother’s Day fast approaching, I started thinking about beloved movie moms, particularly the actresses who time and time again have taken maternal roles and made them memorable. So leading up to this Sunday, I’ll be going throu... Read Post
This Thursday through Sunday, the eighth annual Netroots Nation (NN) conference will take place in San Jose, California. The conference provides a venue where "each year, thousands of bloggers, newsmakers, social justice advocates, ... Read Post
With Mother’s Day fast approaching and my own mother far, far away (at her computer), I’ve been thinking about some of my favorite TV mamas. There are so many classics — June Cleaver, Harriet Nelson, Clair Huxtable, Roseanne Conner,... Read Post