Written by Alannah Marsden When we think about the people who put out fires and save people from burning buildings, a very similar image springs to everyone’s mind – firemen. Fire-MEN. In reality, there are so many incredible firefighters who are female, and they deserve just as much recognition. An example of one particular incredible… Read More Brenda Berkman; The Pioneering NYC Female Firefighter
Written by Tom Daly The ‘roaring ‘20s’ is sometimes seen as a uniquely American phenomenon, while Europe emerged gingerly from a catastrophic war that had torn the continent apart. Yet the glamour of New York and Chicago was still matched by some of Europe’s more prosperous cities in the 1920s. Paris was home to a… Read More Kate Meyrick – Queen of the Nightclubs
Written by Madylene Beardmore I had been looking for some time for a reason to write something on Gertrude Bell, so when I was asked to consider writing about a woman to celebrate March being International Women’s Month, I jumped at the opportunity. Bell is not unknown, she was even considered one of BBC’s ‘Icons’… Read More Gertrude Bell – A Life of Exploration
Written by Isabelle Tyner It saddens me deeply that someone would not openly call themself a feminist. I want to rant and rave about why they should. But then I remember I was once like them. And the reason I’m so passionate now is because I found my own journey through education and experience which… Read More Fearing The F Word?