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.

  • James Whybrew revisited
    by Unknown on May 17, 2020 at 5:33 am

    St Andrews Church, Wormingford, where most of James and Sarah  Whybrew's family were baptised. After discovering that records for Sarah Baldwin's family are now available […]

  • A tale of two dragons, plus Baldwins and Brewsters
    by Unknown on May 5, 2020 at 4:41 am

    This week I've been doing some digging into the history of Sarah Baldwin, my 3x great grandmother. Sarah was the mother of David Whybrew, who married Susan Mason in Adelaide in […]

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.
  • 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 […]