Stories

I think of myself as a “started too late in life (when I was in my 60s) ringer”, rather than...

I'm a male ringer in my 30s. A couple of years ago I was invited to judge one of the...

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

I learnt, and continue to ring, in a place that is dominated  by males and I feel they behave very...

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...