All About Genetic Networks

All About Genetic Networks

Today I get to talk about one of my very favourite subjects – Genetic Networks!   What are Genetic Networks Simply put, a genetic network in genealogy terms is a group of matches who all share DNA with each other. They all share a common ancestor with each other,...
AncestryDNA – An overview (2021)

AncestryDNA – An overview (2021)

  Welcome to a long overdue post about AncestryDNA.  I first wrote a version of this article back in February 2019, and whilst that post still has useful tips, it is very outdated since AncestryDNA have introduced great new tools since then, like the Groups/Dots...
DNA Testing – the full lowdown

DNA Testing – the full lowdown

Want the lowdown on DNA testing for genealogy?  Read on!  This article was originally published in October 2018 and was updated on 14 July 2021.     DNA – the basics Anyone who knows me will tell you that science was not my favourite subject in high school, so I am...
AncestryDNA: 10 Tips for working with your AncestryDNA matches

AncestryDNA: 10 Tips for working with your AncestryDNA matches

Note: This article was originally written in February 2019.  For my updated article on AncestryDNA, click here.   Did you buy an AncestryDNA test kit recently? Or have you been looking at your results feeling overwhelmed because you don’t know what to do...