This being the day it is, I couldn’t resist posting Duncan Grant’s 1909 poster in support of women’s suffrage. Another nine years would pass before some women – those over 30 who owned property – were finally allowed to vote. How inappropriate and over-cautious that seems now.
But that’s not all. Today was also the day I learned about the lifeboat launching women of Dungeness years ago, thanks to my pal Charlie Handley! Thanks Charlie!