British civilian living at Greenham Common Peace Camp, Yellow Gate, 1987-1992; repeated imprisonment at Holloway Prison, London
REEL 1 Recollections of background in Nottinghamshire: family background; education; development of political, feminist and anti-war attitudes. Recollections of involvement with anti-war movement, mid 1980s: joining Women for Peace; first visit to Greenham Common Peace Camp, 1985; impressions of Greenham women; attitude of parents towards her involvement with Greenham; disillusionment with peace activities, c1986; impending court case and decision to live at Greenham Peace Camp. Recollections of period at Greenham Common Peace Camp, 1987-1992: attitude towards various gate camps and living at Yellow Gate.
REEL 2 Continues: split between Yellow gate and other gates; contact between Yellow Gate and Wages for Housework group; coping with hurricane-force wind of 1987 and adverse weather conditions; actions against cruise missile convoys; aim of actions; question of treatment of women by police; memories of Helen Wynne Thomas and her death, 8/1989.
REEL 3 Recollections of various periods of imprisonment, 1985-1992: attitude towards first sentence, 1985; treatment of inmates on arrival; attitude towards prison system; attitude of other inmates towards Greenham women; attitude towards prison warders; attitude towards possibility of long prison sentence; pending court case re action at Aldermaston. Recollections of period at Greenham Common Peace Camp, 1987-1992: fall in numbers of women at Greenham; split between Greenham women and other peace movements; financial situation; recognition of Yellow Gate as address; Katrina Howse's pending libel case against the Sun newspaper; attitude towards Greenham base personnel.
REEL 4 Continues: attitude towards Greenham base personnel; lack of co-operation, understanding between Greenham women and base personnel; actions against cruise convoys; methods of non-violent direct action; reaction to criticism of Greenham women as 'drop outs'; attitude towards period spent at Greenham; reasons for staying at Greenham now cruise missiles have gone; importance of activity at bases other then Greenham; importance of Greenham Peace Camp.