Stories

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

I have called touches in the past, and I particularly worked on Stedman Triples, as no one locally could call...

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...

One of the most beneficial things for fighting gender bias in ringing, in my opinion, is the presence of confident...

I learnt to ring in a tower where it was clear that I would be expected to ring the heavier...

Before I had children, I reached a high point in my ringing career. Then I had children and I didn’t...

I was lucky as a young ringer to have encouragement to learn to call touches, go on a conducting course...

I feel that I have been very fortunate in the support that I have received from a significant number of...

Many years ago, when I was in charge of our local tower, we were fortunate to have a large number...

You have asked for  instances when I have felt that there was gender discrimination. Here's a few:

  • during a routine...

It was a dark and stormy night, as the story goes. This was my second year living in this city...