fears are paper tigers

Photo is of Amelia Earhart, in front of the plane she disappeared in in July 1937, as she attempted to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. Source: Nasa website, photo from the Smithsonian Institute Archives

thinking through the what-ifs

A while ago, a lovely women from our church in Brussels gave me a book that had had a big impact on her. It was Tough Choices, the memoir of Carly Fiorina. She is an American businesswoman, and for six years was CEO for Hewlitt-Packard, at a time when the number of women in top…

best quote ever

Imogen delighted them with her neat housewifery, assisting them in preparing their supper; for though it is not the custom now for young women of high birth to understand cookery, it was then, and Imogen excelled in this useful art From Charles and Mary Lamb’s Tales from Shakespeare childrens’ book, 1807