LOVE & KNOWLEDGE bestowed

during 2015, grand-parenting boy dogs, boy grand-sons and more on the way. I haven’t had much success being employed by mainstream employers in my life, but the foundation of a Love of Learning was provided to me, which empowered me and be pro-active in parenting. Such a joy to be a Grand-mother now and conscious […]

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COMPANIONSHIP

Changing pictures around the walls of home, reflections of us, licks of fresh lilac paint in our boudoir, tongue & groove, I find at pinterest a favourite passion of husband, the artist Max Ernst. Follow Julie McNeill’s board MAX 4 ROY on Pinterest. Aussies say, You Beauty, and that was us travelling beautiful bits of […]

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‘My whole time is given to the service of my fellow citizens’ – the first women elected to Birmingham City Council

Originally posted on The Iron Room:
As we look towards International Women’s Day and the forthcoming national and local elections, it seemed a timely moment to revisit the Library’s wonderful, but surprisingly little-used, collection of election literature for evidence of the first women elected to the City Council. Although limited parliamentary suffrage was not granted…

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