Clogs and Clippers is my family history blog, where I share stories about the people I’m researching, information about the places and times in which they lived, and my ruminations on the ups and downs of genealogical research.

  • Elizabeth Davis
    by Unknown on March 24, 2020 at 2:59 am

    As I mentioned at the end of my last post about Rose Davis, I came across a birth registration for Elizabeth Davis in New South Wales while I was looking for Rose, and wondered if […]

  • Rose Davis - another Rose in the Mason family
    by Unknown on March 16, 2020 at 2:28 am

    It's always exciting to receive a comment or a message from someone who has found a link to their own family history on my blog. This week I heard from a descendent of Susan […]

Rumours of Hope is really a website masquerading as a blog. It features articles written to inspire anyone who is looking for encouragement, especially those struggling with their Christian faith.
  • Help me, Lord
    by Unknown on March 27, 2020 at 2:23 am

    Where do you go when life hurts? Who do you turn to when your health falters, when relationships sour, when things happen which leave you feeling sad, angry, […]

  • Fallen and restored
    by Unknown on March 12, 2020 at 8:42 am

    There's a false understanding of the gospel which goes something like this: "Human beings are wretched, worthless creatures, quite useless and valueless […]

Not the Doctor is about “life, the universe and everything except medical advice”.
I haven’t posted there for a while, but you may still find something worth reading in the archives.
  • When will normal life resume?
    by Unknown on November 16, 2015 at 4:25 am

    Once, when my mother was older than I am now, she told me that she’d been waiting all her life for life to become ‘normal’. She wasn't even sure what […]