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26 November 2018



Every time one thinks, as a fresh realisation, about force-feeding and the suffragettes, one is stunned: that Englishmen should care so much about depriving women of the vote that they would subject them to that! When women had had the vote in New Zealand for twenty-five years! It seems, looking back, totally barmy. But then no barmier in some ways than politics nowadays. This week on the post, a tribute to the suffragettes Selina Martin (seen here) and Charlotte Marsh, details here about the display at the People’s History Museum in Manchester.

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