Captain Scott’s last Antarctic expedition has long been overshadowed by its fateful end. But, says MICK O’HARE, we should also remember his team’s revolutionary research, which changed the way we understood the world and is assisting scientists to this day.
After his death in the final week of the First World War Edward Connelly faded from family history, until a chance discovery by CHARLIE CONNELLY. He started to piece together the details of his relative’s short life and, in a powerful act of remembrance, undertook a personal pilgrimage, from the soldier’s place of birth to his final resting place.
Unlike her siblings and mother, Adela Pankhurst has been overlooked in events marking the centenary of women’s suffrage because of the other controversial causes she championed. But, say LUCY WILLIAMS and BARRY GODFREY, nothing is gained by writing her out of history.