Bridget was the third of eight children of Robert and Dora Blake. Born in 1886 in the Falklands, she spent her childhood at Hill Cove, a sheep station founded by her father. This memoir was written when she was twelve years old.

The historic heart of Stanley

Bridget's Book


Special thanks must go to Mrs 

Joan Spruce for reading the PF

members Bridget's Book over 

two consecutive weekends. 


Following each reading the

members were asked to write

a diary entry and take part in 

a scavenger hunt type activity.