During my research of my family history I am coming across various professions. We come from a very working class background filled with domestic servants, gardeners, agricultural labourers etc. Occasionally though I come across somebody with a trade which fascinates me. There is my great great grandfather Edwin who was a shoemaker in Brighton and all of the Hutchinsons in Worthing who were boatbuilders. It got me wondering if I have hidden talents inside me that are just part of my blood? Perhaps I could secretly knock up a pair of loafers, or a stylish pair of kittens? I wouldn’t know, I’ve never tried and I wouldn’t know where to learn how to be a shoe maker. Could I build a sturdy fishing boat or sailing boat and guarantee that it won’t sink? Surely there’s a reality tv show in this. We could discover a whole new generation of talent – useful and creative talent though rather than just the same old singing and dancing routine. That would be something worth watching!