On 'The Dreadful Woman' Who Ruined London's 1948 Olympics

Okay, so first of all, Hairpin seems to have deleted my account? I haven't been on in months, truth be told, due to time zones and then tumblr eating my life, but. BUMMER.

Anyway! This was lovely. Also, having gone to an all-girls school, I was astonished by the concept of boys' field hockey. I must assume they wore pleated skirts, because HOW CAN YOU PLAY FIELD HOCKEY WITHOUT A PLEATED SKIRT.

Posted on July 25, 2012 at 9:02 pm 1