A Little Bit of History

Maybe That’s Why I Like Falafels

I have had an interesting development for looking at my family tree that gives a new slant on my ancestry. Before I elaborate, I will just say that I’m a common or garden person with a common or garden family tree; containing a few modestly ambitious people and a couple of jailbirds. So what’s the… Continue reading Maybe That’s Why I Like Falafels

A Little Bit of History

A Nostalgic Look At Paying the Rates

I recently acquired lots of vintage women’s magazines dating from 1943-1952. It’s been great fun reading them. I love the articles, readers letters and patterns. The adverts are the most interesting. This article particularly caught my attention. It’s a light read by Marian Conway, about the different ways she’s raised money to pay the rates… Continue reading A Nostalgic Look At Paying the Rates