The women who fed the UK in World War Two

Warren Fyfe

During World War Two, tens of thousands of British women and girls volunteered for farm work to produce vital food supplies. Even with rationing, Britain was in danger of running out of food because of blockades and bombardment. Mona K McLeod was just 17 years old when she joined the Women’s Land Army. Witness: The [...]

My dad jokes about my first period

Warren Fyfe

Gary Meikle is a single dad and when his daughter got her first period he’s the person she turned to. Now he’s a comedian and uses the story in his routine. Watch more Life Stories. Filmed by Sharon Meighan; produced and edited by Clare Spencer. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-41324799

The island people with a climate change escape plan

Warren Fyfe

The low-lying Caribbean islands inhabited by Panama’s indigenous Guna people are threatened by rising sea levels and increasingly unpredictable weather. But unlike many island communities facing such problems, the Guna have an escape plan. The tiny port of Carti on the mainland of Panama is the jumping-off place for day trippers who come to swim, [...]