Tag Archives: husbands

Nursing Babies on a Train – June 1922

I was searching for a corner seat on the train next the corridor and many of these were labelled engaged and otherwise occupied. In one compartment I found a young mother nursing a baby while another child lay asleep on … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Out of Date Taunt – December 1914

When, sixty years ago, Florence Nightingale took a company of trained nurses out to the Crimea, there were many contemptuous insults heaped upon her. It was said — among other low-minded taunts — that she had gone out in search … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, Wars, Women, WW1 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment