Tagged with Amelia B. Edwards

Freedom to Travel

Freedom to Travel

Many years ago in India I met an Englishwoman who had sold all her possessions when her husband died and took to the road with no intention of ever stopping until forced to. She had been married to a man who hated travel, so they had gone to the same caravan for summer holidays all … Continue reading

Bristol Women – Hannah More

Bristol Women – Hannah More

I was asked by the group producing the Bristol Pound, the new local currency to provide some information on the person who was voted to be on their first note. I had a notion of this woman as a rather miserable evangelical, but of course she was a far more complicated character than some of … Continue reading