Stories

In general I have spent my life bucking the trend on what girls and women are expected to do (sports...

When I learnt to ring in the late 70s it was definitely a male-dominated activity, and there were people about...

I learned to ring in 1980 when I was in my early 20’s. The Band here was a strong Sunday...

I learnt to ring at University with a good band and though taught mainly by men, had plenty of females...

I once organised a few days ringing with a group of people, most of whom were working on a new...

I am fortunate in that I don't feel that I have suffered discrimination where I ring. I think my capabilities...

Why is it that there is an even gender balance among ringers in the early stages of ringing, but the gender...

I have never experienced much gender bias against me personally, but have been aware of slight gender bias in the...

Perhaps I have been extremely fortunate, but I have  experienced very little opposition from anyone as I have progressed in...

Having learnt as a teenager I had lots of opportunities for calling touches, quarters and peals. I met and married...

Several of the stories published so far hit on something really crucial, I think, which is that as a ringer...

I learnt to ring at school. It was a girl’s boarding school and while we were taught by a Mr...