I don’t post much personal stuff but today is my mother’s death anniversary and once in awhile I like to remember her in a public way:) The post does however tie in with the themes of my blog, retro style as well as female achievement.
My mother was a freelance journalist back in the 1980s – mostly pieces for the afternoon papers like Mid-day and the Afternoon Despatch & Courier (ADC). This cutting is from a profile on Surgeon Lieut-Commander Veena Khandekar for the ADC. The Lieut-Commander was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal, the first woman in the Indian Navy to be so awarded.
Always fun to see the backdrop too – how many families had the folding screen room divider?!
Unfortunately the cutting is a bit torn and incomplete, I think the year is 1985.