On Oct. 24, 1975, 90% of Icelandic women went on strike, refusing to do any work at their homes or their jobs. It was the largest demonstration in the nation's history and shut down the entire country.
The Islington Infirmary was opened in 1900 as the Highgate Hill Infirmary for the workhouse, and was renamed Islington Infirmary in 1914 (those dates are according to the history on the net; this card was posted in 1904). Part of the Whittington Hospital,. the Nurses Home was still in use as offices when the Lost Hospitals website last checked.
We loved learning about Australia so much for Project Around the World, that we did a few extra projects we found on other blogs. Luckily, there are a ton of great crafts, activities, and recipes that you can do with your kids for at at-home exploration of Australia. Here are some of the best I...Read More »