Going Viral!

The Quarantine House has opened its doors once again because Leo has gone viral for what seems like the millionth time in his short lifetime: he’s got Chicken Pox! My Cole boys are therefore cooped up once more with feeling. Leo woke up early this morning with a temperature and this afternoon the first spot appeared, followed fairly quickly by a dozen more. Continue reading “Going Viral!”

Purple, White and Green

On this day in 1913, Suffragette Emily Wilding Davison* died, four days after she stepped in front of King George V’s horse** at the Epsom Derby.

Davison joined the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) in 1906. Members believed that militant, confrontational tactics were needed to achieve their ultimate goal of women’s suffrage. Continue reading “Purple, White and Green”