Book Blog: In Our Infancy by Helen Corke

This is an excellent autobiography published in 1975 when the author was over 90 years old. Helen Corke has an extraordinary recall of her early childhood memories and this of itself makes the book worth reading. She was born into a reasonably well to do Victorian household but financial difficulties meant that she had to…… Continue reading Book Blog: In Our Infancy by Helen Corke

School children enjoy their free milk in 1937. #NationalMilkDay

image credit: By Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Primary school teachers will love this 1937 film clip from Pathe News. The sound quality is poor but the film is a wonderful record of the introduction of free school milk for school children. The man seated at the desk as the film opens is the head teacher. The head teacher tells a child to…… Continue reading School children enjoy their free milk in 1937. #NationalMilkDay