Category Archives: Hidden Heroines
If the name Dorothy L Sayers simply conjures up an image of Edward Petherbridge or Ian Carmichael portraying a ‘silly ass’ aristocratic sleuth with a monocle, perhaps it is time to think again. Lord Peter Whimsey’s fast cars and ample … Continue reading
I was recently fortunate enough to see ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company’s production of SYLVIA at The Old Vic. Maria Omakinwa, who had stepped into the title role of suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst at very short notice, put up a great … Continue reading
Born on this day 1847 to a family of extraordinary women.
Excellent evening recently at WORLDwrite in #Hackney to see a screening of their Sylvia Pankhurst documentary. You can see a clip here: Source: Sylvia Pankhurst – Everything is possible
Looking at this imposing Grade II listed church in the east London suburb of Wanstead it would be hard to imagine its very unusual history. Now well-connected by the Central Line and popular with young families, Wanstead in the 1860s … Continue reading
Ada Salter with her favourite flowers © Oonagh Gay Oonagh Gay of Crouch End Walks and I were joined by a very interesting group of walkers for our Ada Salter – Beautifying Bermondsey walk for Open Garden Squares on Saturday … Continue reading