began her writing career by contributing several comic, polemical sketches to the suffrage cause. These one-act plays seek to demonstrate the relevance of the suffrage movement to working-class women. During the First World War one of her short plays, A Bit of Blighty
, became popular entertainment for the troops. Her only full-length drama, Time to Wake Up
, was produced in 1919. She also wrote pieces for a children's programme on BBC
probably wrote her memoirs (the attribution is not quite certain) in the unusual form of a desultory book mostly about photography and cats. EG
's A Chat with Mrs. Chicky
has been recently and successfully revived.