Sophie Williamson-Stothert

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Medieval, Lanhydrock, Cornwall, England

Lanhydrock, near Bodmin, Cornwall, England. Owned by the National Trust this is known as their "jewel of the south west". Both house and garden are well worth a visit.

Casanova Baby

Casanova Baby lyrics by The Gaslight Anthem

Gaslight 2014

The Gaslight Anthem announce new album 'Get Hurt' and UK tour - Bang The Drum

Writing about British aviation this morning. It's always a good time to remember the courageous "Spitfire Girls" and Maureen Dunlop de Popp, who delivered aircraft to the front line in WW2. She was one of 164 female pilots and flew 38 different types of aircraft during her time at the ATA.

Maureen Adele Chase Dunlop de Popp October 1920 – 29 May née Dunlop, was an Anglo-Argentine pilot who flew for the British Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) during World War II, and became notable as a pin-up on the cover of the Picture Post magazine.

Royal Navy Mechanic

January A motor transport driver from the Women's Royal Navy Service (WREN's), repairing the engine of her car. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a southern African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history.

Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. She was the first woman to earn a pilots license.

In February 1945, Elizabeth II joined the Women’s Auxiliary Territorial Service, as an honorary Second Subaltern with the service number of 230873. She trained as a driver and mechanic, drove a military truck, and was promoted to honorary Junior Commander five months later. She is the last surviving head of state who served in uniform during World War II.

Princess Elizabeth (future Queen Elizabeth II) changing the wheel of an ambulance. Elizabeth joined the Women’s Auxiliary Territorial Service (WATS) in February and was trained as an ambulance driver. She also drove military trucks.

England -Tthe Land of Hope and Glory by Ian Barnard

England - The Land of Hope and Glory / by Ian Barnard / Black and white