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.

  • Henry Hartland - another child of Jane Mason?
    by Unknown on July 11, 2020 at 10:25 am

    Two years ago I wrote a post about Jane and Bridget Mason, the two youngest sisters of my great great grandmother, Susan Mason. I mentioned that I'd come across a child named […]

  • Contact form not working
    by Unknown on June 27, 2020 at 2:42 am

    I've just discovered that the contact form on this blog isn't working, and may not have been working for some time. Apparently this is a problem affecting many blogs and Blogger […]

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 […]