Volunteering

My grandfather correctly pointed out to me recently, that I haven’t gone into any detail about why some of the links on the right hand side of this website exist. They’re mentioned and have full detail in one of his books, but it seemed like a great idea to get the man himself to write…

Merry Christmas!

To W.N. Alty, my wonderful grandfather, Merry Christmas and I hope you like your present.   Lizzie. x

Fore and Aft.

One of my favourite parts of my Grandfather’s books is seeing the pictures of how he looked all those years ago, and throughout his life to date. I think in today’s age of digital cameras and throwaway experiences, sometimes it’s a great reminder to actually print and save pictures of family and memories, and keep…

Welcome.

This is the website of W.N.Alty, my grandfather. It was created to bring more of his self published books ‘Better Born Lucky Than Rich’ and ‘Fore and Aft’ to the internet, with bits of the books uploaded here, and to give an online home for his stories and experiences. It’s actually his Christmas present, and…