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 16, 2018

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

Who do you think you are?

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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