As readers will no doubt be aware, I’m really, really fond of local history and the way it’s evolving online. Although I’ve noted concerns and issues, on the whole, the internet and cooperation it enables is making a huge difference to both the quality and quantity of work becoming available.
Nowhere is this more evident than in Lichfield, right now. Between cardigan aficionado Kate, from the superlative Lichfield Lore, and top Lichfield District Council Geographic Services officer Garath Thomas, plus a great Facebook group (yes, they do exist) on Lichfield History, much is emerging.
This weekend, Kate has posted an utterly amazing story of a lost mosaic. Please visit her blog, take a good look around, and join in the debate. Gareth Thomas has helped immensely with this (as he has helped me in the past) and his blog – more of a local history…
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