An empowering true story of one woman’s survival through times of
grief, poverty, degradation, humiliation and abuse in Edwardian London.
Being a working class woman in the early 1900´s in London was a hard life, but Alice Swanson worked tirelessly to provide all that she could for her family.
A female cartminder in Covent Garden was not a common occurrence, but Alice loved the atmosphere and friendliness of market life, and there she stayed for over 50 years.
Surviving only by her strength of character and sheer guts, this is the story of Alice.