The Pelican Journal


Introduction into the blog for the journal



The Pelican Badge

Through British, European and American history the pelican, an amazing bird, has been reproduced in many forms and on diverse materials. The emblem features worldwide, appearing on some flags, in various features of architecture, on glass windows, in jewellery and within heraldry.

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Feature Article 2018 Journal

Wars and Wanderlust


Many years ago, while working in London, an illustrious, senior member of our profession [whose actual identity I have long since forgotten] on learning that I am a Pelican exclaimed ‘I always knew that Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh nurses could be assigned anywhere and you always knew they would cope’.

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The Annual Pelican League Journal

Pelican League Journal