Wuthering Heights was written under Emily's pen name of Ellis Bell. It was not uncommon for women in the 1840's fn to write under a man's name as shockingly at the time women were perceived as frivolous creatures, their intellectual capacities well below that of a man.
“It’s OKAY to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.” ― Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass Mandy Hale is a Blogger turned New York Times bestselling author following the publication of her book The Single Woman, which inspired single women around the globe.... Continue Reading →
“Toxic people will pollute everything around them. Don’t hesitate. Fumigate.” ― Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass https://www.facebook.com/581215395410324/photos/a.581220188743178.1073741828.581215395410324/754922601372935/?type=3 “It is better to dwell on the beautiful things in life than the negative.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!
When God Created Mothers by Erma Bombeck When the Good Lord was creating mothers, He was into His sixth day of "overtime" when the angel appeared and said. "You're doing a lot of fiddling around on this one." And God said, "Have you read the specs on this order?" She has to be completely washable,... Continue Reading →
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Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement Golda Meir SMALL AND MIGHTY: GOLDA MEIR BY RACHEL SEXTON @ feminista.com
I hope the organisers of the 2017 Jersey Festival of Words allowed themselves a large gin and tonic last night after this amazing 5-day festival drew to a close; they certainly had cause to celebrate. I said in my blog of 27th September 2017 that getting on and off the island of Jersey to track down... Continue Reading →