Category Archives: Reviews

Review: THE ORDER Winter 2011

There was a time when almost every young woman wanted to be a film star or an air hostess, later called stewardess. Things have changed for the better, virtually every job now being open to women. However, in the years … Continue reading

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International Journalists Newsletter

Formed in 1884, the Chartered Institute of Journalists (CIoJ) is the world’s oldest established professional body for journalists, and a representative voice of media and communications professionals throughout the UK and the Commonwealth. In their April 2010 newsletter publication, journalist … Continue reading

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Aeroplane Monthly September 2009

The Girls don’t get much of a look-in in aviation literature, so this book recalling the golden age of the air stewardess is welcome. The period covered is 1936 to 1980 and is based on “stews” who served with British … Continue reading

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Review: This England, Autumn 2009

For many girls of a certian age one of their childhood ambitions was to become an air hostess.  Whether it was the stylish uniforms with the jaunty hats, the prospect of flying to exciting and exotic destinations, or the opportunity … Continue reading

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Libbie on BBC’s Woman’s Hour!

Listen to the full broadcast here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/01/2009_23_mon.shtml

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