Male and female perspectives

The Museum preview trips have brought forward some wonderful thoughts and stories.

One lady was speaking about carrying the peats in a creel. She said, “Oh no, we didn’t JUST carry the peats like the men. We sang to our children AND we knitted while walking. Oh no, women never did just one thing at once! There weren’t enough hours in the day to do one thing at once.”

And later, talking to a gentleman about this, he retorted “If anyone had enough breath left to sing when carrying peats, they weren’t working hard enough!”


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