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‘Dance The Moon Down’ by Robert Bartram

It was during the spring of 1910 that it became the subject of heated debate between Victoria’s parents as to whether or not she should attend university and continue her education. Her father had been a staunch advocate of the idea, whilst her mother had vigorously opposed it.

Eventually, her father had prevailed, but in spite of their differences, both had their daughter’s best interests at heart. However, it was scarcely possible that either of them could have foreseen that this innocuous decision would be the catalyst for a sequence of events that would ultimately propel Victoria from her staid suburban life into a world she was totally unprepared for.

Victoria appears to have a very progressive thinking father, who would even consider the need to further a daughter’s education in 1910 and who is also a person of substantial standing and wealth, to be able to do so.

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This story offers such an interesting perspective on a topic which is acutely relevant right now, coming up as it is to the 100th Anniversay of World War One in 2014.



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