Astor knew her father was not a great man. A great general, perhaps, but never a great man. She’d told him many times that one day she was going to be as good of a general as him, sometimes he laughed, sometimes he merely grunted. 569 more words
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I was recently on a date with a very attractive man from South Africa. I find the SA accent so irresistible that even if Mr. Cape Town here looked like a blobfish and dressed like a clown, I would have blindfolded myself and gone on the date just to hear the man speak for a few hours. 1,469 more words
With the passing of the 1919 Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act woman had a statutory right to be MP.s, jurors, and JP.s.
Today on December 6 the much respected Coalition Unionist Member, Nancy Viscountess Astor became the first woman to take her seat after being elected on 28th November 1919 for the Sutton constituency of Plymouth. 540 more words