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.

  • Ellen Whybrew
    by Unknown on November 14, 2020 at 8:46 am

    I was looking again recently at the records I have for the children of David and Susan Whybrew (nee Mason). Of the fourteen offspring born to Susan, I've found the date of death […]

  • Mystery photographs
    by Unknown on October 3, 2020 at 1:14 pm

     A friend who is related to the Whybrews has sent me this photo of a family from Colchester. It was found among family photos, but neither of us know who they are. Does anyone […]

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.
  • Leaping in the dark
    by Unknown on May 6, 2020 at 2:54 am

    Are you afraid of letting God get a grip on you? Do you stand at a distance, too scared to let him get close? Do you fear what he might do with you, or ask you […]

  • Faith in Crisis - free ebook to download
    by Unknown on April 3, 2020 at 2:34 am

    I've recently put together some of the articles from this blog and my archives that seem relevant to the present times. They cover topics such as faith, trust, […]

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.
  • The Edward Street Baby Farm
    by Unknown on September 3, 2020 at 11:32 am

    It's five years since I penned "When will normal life resume?" So much has happened in that time, both to me personally and in the world. In terms of […]