Life, Laughs And Opinions

By GenForward | Collection of stories from my life growing up in the 70's and 80's in the UK through to now living in Texas as a married man with a son. All part of the legacy I am building on my GenForward membership so that my stories, values and messages will be there when my boy is old enough to really understand them.

Nose 2, was it worth it?

In today’s Genforward free online genealogy blog I will be picking up where I left off on the saga of the new nose!<p>Ok, when I last left you it was …

Mind

The Nose Have It!

In today’s Genforward free online genealogy blog I’ll be talking about my recent absence from the blog and posting, and the life lessons that come …

10 Signs You're Probably A Child Of The 70s

10 Signs You’re Probably A Child Of The 70s<p>Today in the Genforward free online genealogy website blog I thought I’d just keep it simple and look at …

More ways the 70's child invented to cheat death

More ways the 70’s child invented to cheat death<p>I just recently posted what at the time was a flippant comment on a post about how we basically …

Classic Children's Looks From The 70's And 80's

Classic Children’s Looks From The 70’s And 80’s<p>In today’s Genforward free online genealogy website blog I thought I’d take a look at some of the …

Hybrid Healthcare Could Be The Way

In today’s GenForward free online genealogy blog I will be talking a little bit about a subject that has been pretty much front and centre since our …

Health Care

Sweet Treats And Cigarettes

In today’s GenForward living legacy free online genealogy website blog, I am casing my mind back to the days of my childhood and looking at some of …

Dental Care

Adventure, Divorce, or Eaten by Bear?

In today’s GenForward living legacy free online genealogy blog I’m considering the milestone we’re about to hit this weekend. Our son is about to go …

Confessions Of A 40 Year Gaming Addict (Part 1)

In today’s GenForward Living Legacy free genealogy blog, I’m going to delve back into a subject that is still a big love of mine to this day. “My …

Easy British Fish And Chips Recipe - And Other Good UK Stuff

Easy British Fish And Chips Recipe – And Other Good UK Stuff<p>In todays GenForward Living Legacy free genealogy online blog, I am looking at some of …

A Life Worth Living Is A Life Worth Recording

In today’s Genforward Living Legacy genealogy blog I’d just like to pass on some thoughts about why we do all of this:<p>What’s the point of paying for …

Education Is For The Children, Not The Schools

Today in the GenForward Living Legacy genealogy blog, I’m looking at the education system. I’m not an expert educator, nor am I claiming to be. What …

More Music Memories - 90's

More Music Memories – 90’s<p>Given that I got so carried away with the last GenForward Living Legacy genealogy blog post about the music I grew up with …

How Many Of These Do You Know?

In Today’s GenForward Living Legacy genealogy blog we’ll take a walk down memory lane and talk about the music that for me, defined our era:<p>I’m a …

Our Old Friend, Mr. Alcohol

I have talked before in some of the earlier GenForward Living Legacy free genealogy blogs, about wishing that my son was showing more in the way of …

First Step To Independence....At A Price...

First Step To Independence….At A Price…<p>I am sure that those of you who regularly read my various rambling stories and rants on this GenForward Living …

There's No Time Like...Oh Tomorrow Will Do...

There’s No Time Like…Oh Tomorrow Will Do…<p>People procrastinate. It’s just a fact. I can be as guilty as the next person of putting off till tomorrow …

More Classic 70's Children's TV

More Classic 70’s Children’s TV<p>in today’s GenForward Living Legacy genealogy blog, I have the urge to write about some more of the children’s TV we …

Embrace The Difference: American Stereotypes

I have been asked by a few people to maybe spend a little time looking at the differences between life over here and life back in the UK. These …

Why It's Hard For Kids To Be Free (Incorporating "Texas Rules Of The Road")

Why It’s Hard For Kids To Be Free (Incorporating “Texas Rules Of The Road”)<p>In today’s GenForward Living Legacy genealogy blog I am touching again on …

Deny, Deny, Then Blame Something Else!

Today’s GenForward Living Legacy Genealogy blog is on the subject of accountability, driven mainly by a genuinely mind bending attempt at non …

Draft Week: Football Addiction, A Precautionary Tale

Draft week is finally here!! As a result I’m going to spend a bit of time on today’s Genforward Living Legacy genealogy blog talking about the guts …

I'm His Father, Not His Friend!

I’m His Father, Not His Friend!<p>I was reading an article this morning in the UK press about how liberal parenting and a desire of father’s to be their …

To Challenge Or To Censor

Today on my GenForward Living Legacy genealogy blog I am talking about one of my great loves, the movies. I started out just talking about TV as we …

Thousand Year Old Playground

Ok, today on my GenForward Living Legacy genealogy blog I’m going to touch on a combination of some memories from my childhood, along with a bit of …

God And Other Opinions

As I am writing more and more for these Genforward Living Legacy Genealogy blogs, I am becoming aware of the fact that, for good or for bad, I am …

Classic Kids At Play 1970's Style (Part 2)

Classic Kids At Play 1970’s Style (Part 2)<p>To follow on from part one, we’re now back for part two of my GenForward Living Legacy article about toys I …

Classic Kids At Play 1970's Style (Part One)

Classic Kids At Play 1970’s Style (Part One)<p>In today’s GenForward Living Legacy blog I will touch on another conversation that comes up regularly …

What If? - How One Decision Can Change A Life

What If? – How One Decision Can Change A Life<p>Ok, let’s start today’s GenForward Living Legacy blog here by saying that I’m pretty happy in my life …