her stories

those who came to the 700 women day were invited to write their own stories – they will be posted here weekly from july 18th onwards, coinciding with the building works at god’s house tower … 
glorious photographs all copyright of rachel adams

bea, abigail, jane

    Hates the traditional bra. Loves a good shed Three promotions in a very difficult year     I used to buy bras from Ann Summers and then I stopped wearing underwear and I am writing my own story   For nearly 11 years she stayed strong in...

anna, helen, sue

I moved to Southampton in 2006 for a new job working for an engineering company. In te last 10 years I’ve joined a couple of outdoor clubs and love going to the New Forest on my bike and for walks. I am involved with Solent Mind helping those with early onset...

rebecca, róisín, lynda

I came to Southampton 2 years ago to work as a midwife. During my time here I have had the opportunity of meeting lots of strong women as they journey through pregnancy. Happy times, sad times, it has been a privilege. Thank you women of Southampton for allowing me to...