July 2020 I’m truly in the flow of writing and on track with the first draft of my manuscript about the Handleys, my mother’s ancestors. Just finished the first part […]
In February I took part in Lynn Palermo’s annual family writing challenge. How did it help me? Showing emotions is my weaker strength. I’ve practised that, and now my writing […]
Announcing the deadline for my first book.
The e-book “How I survived the Great War” by John ‘Jack’ Handley has now been downloaded 7000 times!
In February I participate in Lynn Palermo’s Family History Writers’ Challenge again. Last year it was motivating and I learned enormously. This year I hope to take my writing to […]
A depressing Christmas card sent from the trenches in WW1.
In November 2019 I’m concentrating on my Scottish great-great-grandfather, Edward Jardine. The research has already been done, in conjunction with another of his descendants, George Bancroft. George and I have […]
My grandfather, Jack Handley, had 3 sisters and a brother. I remember my 3 great-aunts well. We called them the Three Auntiques and they were interesting characters.