A Beauty and her Beasts

My review of “The Invincible Miss Cust” by Penny Haw

as much a pioneer in her particular sphere as, for example, Mrs Pankhurst, of women’s suffrage fame, was in hers, and the opposition encountered was as great in the one as it was in the other.’

So said The Times of London in its obituary following the death, in 1937, of the first female vet to practice in Britain and Ireland. Now her story has…



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Frank Parker

Frank is a retired Engineer from England now living in Ireland. He is trying to learn and share the lessons of history.