What Did Dame Vera Lynn teach us?

Fiona Scott
5 min readJun 19, 2020
An icon of hope and home during the UK’s darkest hours….

This week in the UK we lost someone very special to the country’s recent history, the singer Dame Vera Lynn at the age of 103.

What an icon she has been to our country across the years since the Second World War and an icon for women in general. She was a millionaire though you would never have known, she was from the East End of London, though her accent during the war years and since didn’t suggest that…

Fiona Scott

Fiona has been a UK journalist for more than 30 years as well as being a freelance tv producer director. She’s also had her own media consultancy since 2008.