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Mother Teresa (1910-1997) - "Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love."

Mother Teresa (1910-1997) - "Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love."
Mother Teresa, the Nobel Peace Prize winner (1979), aimed at looking after those who had nobody to look after them through her own order "The Missionaries of Charity" Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 13th October 2015

"Each coming together of man and wife, even if they have been mated for many years, should be a fresh adventure; each winning should necessitate a fresh wooing." - Marie Stopes (1880-1958)

"Each coming together of man and wife, even if they have been mated for many years, should be a fresh adventure; each winning should necessitate a fresh wooing." - Marie Stopes (1880-1958)
The british scientist Marie Stopes is best known for her achievements in the fields of birth control and sex education in the 20th century. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 11th August 2015

Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC, GM served as a British Special Operations Executive Agent during the later part of World War II.

Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC, GM served as a British Special Operations Executive Agent during the later part of World War II.
Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC, GM served as a British Special Operations Executive Agent during the later part of World War II. Nancy Wake was born in New Zealand but her family moved to Australia when she was 2 Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 11th August 2015

Violette Szabo – “The Bravest of Us All”

Violette Szabo – “The Bravest of Us All”
Violette Szabo was an undercover secret agent for the SOE (Special Operations Executive) in Occupied France during World War Two. After completing two special missions, she was captured by the Germans and executed in 1945. This is her incredible story. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 21st July 2015

Moina Belle Michael Biography (1869-1944)

Moina Belle Michael Biography (1869-1944)
Moina Belle Michael Biography (1869-1944) Moina Belle Michael was an American teacher who had the idea to create an emblem of Remembrance using the red Flanders poppy. Read More
Posted on: Monday 29th June 2015

Cathay Williams: The Only Black Woman Buffalo Soldier

Cathay Williams: The Only Black Woman Buffalo Soldier
Cathay Williams: The Only Black Woman Buffalo Soldier - Private Cathay Williams was the only woman to serve in the US Army as a Buffalo Soldier. On November 15, 1866 she enlisted in the Army as a man. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Margaret Mackworth, otherwise known as Lady Rhondda, was an important women’s rights campaigner throughout the first half of the 20th century

Margaret Mackworth, otherwise known as Lady Rhondda, was an important women’s rights campaigner throughout the first half of the 20th century
Margaret Mackworth, otherwise known as Lady Rhondda, was an important women’s rights campaigner throughout the first half of the 20th century Read More
Posted on: Wednesday 17th June 2015

Amelia Earhart (1897-1937)

Amelia Earhart (1897-1937)
Amelia Earhart (1897-1937) "Please know that I am aware of the hazards. I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. Read More
Posted on: Monday 15th June 2015

Isobel Wylie Hutchison was an Scottish Arctic traveller and botanist.

Isobel Wylie Hutchison was an Scottish Arctic traveller and botanist.
Isobel Wylie Hutchison was an Scottish Arctic traveller and botanist. She also wrote poetry, books on her travels and articles in various geographic magazines. She painted many scenes from her adventures. Read More
Posted on: Wednesday 10th June 2015

Anne Frank (1929-1945) - "Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart." Anne Frank (1929-1945)

Anne Frank (1929-1945) - "Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart." Anne Frank (1929-1945)
Anne Frank (1929-1945) - "Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart." Anne Frank (1929-1945) During her stay in Netherlands while hiding from the German forces, Anne Frank, a young jewish girl, was gifted a diary by her father when she was 13. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 9th June 2015
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