Unlock the Past’s New Guide Books

logo - Unlock the Past It’s been a crazy couple of weeks here, with getting ready for Unlock the Pasts 10th cruise, as well as releasing seven new Unlock the Past guide books in amongst that. The seven new titles come from six different authors, and cover everything from Google, Protestant Nonconformity, Irish history, Norfolk Island, Scottish church records, migration […] Continue reading →

On the Sea Again …

Celebrity Solstice ship It’s that time of year again. Time for Unlock the Past’s next genealogy and history cruise. This one is their 10th and it takes cruisers from the top of New Zealand, down to the bottom of Australia and right over to Perth. A number of our staff (myself included) are heading over to New Zealand […] Continue reading →

Inspiring Genealogy Blogs – January 2016

Inspiring Blogs 300 Welcome to 2016 and to my latest Inspiring Genealogy Blogs post. The following are a collection of blog posts that I’ve read during the past month that I have found intriguing, useful and/or inspiring and wanted to share with you. In this edition of Inspiring Genealogy Blogs posts we have posts that cover: handwriting, bullying, genealogy […] Continue reading →

#GenealogySelfie Day, 1 February 2016

#GenealogySelfie Day - 1 Feb This one is for all of those social media lovers out there. If you are a regular reader of this blog, you may remember I’ve written about #AskACurator Day, #AskArchivists Day and #MuseumSelfie Day in the past. All of these social media activities are aimed at making the archives and museums more accessible, and ‘seen’ to […] Continue reading →