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An ancestor involved in the Salem Witch trials.

It is the time of year for another “spooky” genealogy post. And indeed, what could be more spooky than being accused of witchcraft due to political agendas, revenge, and fear? 284 more words


An Endearing Hop to Resplendent Spa Town (Part One)

It was a gloomy day once I arrived at the train station. It reminds me with some hackneyed cowboy movies when it shows a scene on a train station – old wooden roof and the sound of honks from the engine. 368 more words

Ground Hopping with a Broken hip

I know writing a blog is nothing new, and writing a blog about football is nothing new, and writing a blog about non league football is definitely nothing new. 1,738 more words


A Fascination with the Victorians

Volunteer archivist Ian Gregory often finds meaning in a an object and sparks a discussion which, at the end of the day, is what museums are all about! 325 more words

Buxton Museum And Art Gallery

IHurricane Matthew 

We here on Hatteras island have been watching Matthew for two weeks as it wrecked the Caribbean and was to head towards a Florida landfall. This storm caused so much devastation,and so much stress on many. 256 more words



      Nashville-based duo WONDR recently released a three-track project featuring COM veterans Chris Buxton and Greywood. Though it’s my first time hearing Ryan James and Nicky Mo, I like their sound and hear a bit of… 47 more words


Not another Indy Man Beer Con blog...

I told myself I wasn’t going to write about The Independent Manchester Beer Convention, or Indy Man as it is better known. “Everyone will have been”, “it will just annoy people who weren’t able to go”, “what can you say that nobody else hasn’t already said before?” were just some of the things to have crossed my mind as I stood on a laughably overcrowded train from London to Manchester on Friday night. 1,195 more words