November 12, 2018

A few years back, when I started researching our family history, ancestry DNA tests became available. As a present to my Dad - myself and my brother paid for my Dad to have a test done. The results only showed his maternal side at the time. I have personally always wan...

November 12, 2018

I have almost completed my journey, covering the rest of my family history. Now to my paternal grandfather's side. You'd think, growing up with a surname like Martyniuk, I might have some exotic tale to tell?! I spent a lot of time correcting people on the pronunciatio...

November 11, 2018

I have already shared the maternal side of my family tree. Now to my paternal grandmother, my dad's mum. Luckily for me my uncle and my great-uncle have done a whole load of research and even have a website with lots of information.

We'll start with my granny, Joan Lili...

October 31, 2018

As I've mentioned in my previous post. I've spent many, many late nights researching my family history. I started 10 years ago and quickly got sucked in. I do wish I had asked more questions when relatives were still alive as there are many gaps. We have DNA results du...

October 16, 2018

I am the offspring of the surnames Martyniuk, Head, Wood, Partleton, Bushnell, Stage, Blake….. 

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I have researched my family tree extensively (sometimes a little obsessively) since 2008. I had two young children and a partner who worked night shi...

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Kippers and Curtains

Carnaby Street Christmas lights 2019

December 30, 2019

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I'm Sarah - welcome to my blog. We are a family of 5 who can often be found foraging in the woods or camping at a festival. I love boho style and taking pictures.......



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