This was the front page (deleted on 17/11/17)
Welcome to the blog of Trevor Locke, writer.
15th November 2017
Over the new few days, this site will have its own domain name. I have registered the domain name
and that will become the web address for this blog.
13th November 2017
A new dawn for my blog
Today, I registered a domain name for this – my writer’s blog. This means that I can go ahead with my long-established plans to reorganise everything that I have put on here. I need to make it more easily accessible and to consign old material to the archives. This will open up space for new writings and help focus on contemporary content without archival material getting in the way.
I will do my best to enable readers to find articles that were published here; through some kind of index of titles which points to their new locations. There is always the search function. What excites me about these moves is that it will stimulate me to published some of the large back catalogue of new articles.
27th September 2017
I write about my poetry. I spent a weeking working on my poems and found it a very valuable experience.
Climbing the family tree
Genealogy fascinates me. For many, many years I have been researching my ancestors, digging up dead relatives, spending countless hours on websites looking for lost cousins, pushing out along the branches in search of people I never knew existed; it all appeals to my sense of history.
I have gone back as far as the databases will all allow; to the late 18th century. I found several generations of the Locke family; nearly all of them lived in the English county of Hampshire. Simple folk who lived by their hands, craftsmen and artisans, they were typical of the people who populated villages at that time, in the South of England.
I have written up my findings in a blog – well, I would, wouldn’t I?
Oh yes, and, unlike this blog, it has pictures.
12th October 2016
Transport policy issues
1st September 2016
New arts magazine
Culture, arts and entertainment are the focus of a new magazine for the city of Leicester. Printed on paper it is also available online.
27th August 2016
City of Festivals
6th August 2016
Our Day Out
We joined the audience at Curve for the co-production of Willy Russell’s musical Our Day Out, performed by students from De Montfort University.
Loughborough Endowed Schools