Monday, June 01, 2015

100th anniversary of the foundation of the Women's Institute




















Yesterday's World This Weekend reported on the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Women's Institute later this year:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qnz4/episodes/player

Anyone who lives in rural England (the real England) will know of the importance of the WI.

For me, the WI is especially treasured for the early defiance of the Blair regime:  http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2000/jun/08/uk.labour3  and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0HgJIkSIXY

It's like that moment when the crowd starts jeering the evil dictator Nicolae Ceausescu:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWIbCtz_Xwk

www.thewi.org.uk

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