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Housewifery and Bottling Fruit – July 1917

(I believe that Margaret is referring to the Scottish Women’s Rural Institute (WRI) here) One object brought against the speeches at the (WRI) conference is that their tone was wholly material, and that they confined themselves too exclusively to practical … Continue reading

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Don’t Hurt the Flowers – June 1902

There is much talk nowadays of teaching children in country schools rural subjects and a love of Nature. There is one that has been very thoroughly taught, and that is to gather bunches of flowers. The female teachers — in … Continue reading

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