A Shelf Of Their Own

Some writers stay with me forever. They are dear to me as family and friends. They have a special shelf in my library and also in this blog.

 

love,hate and feminism

love,hate and feminism

I hate men by Pauline Harmange Suppose one day you start thinking that the heterosexual couple exists only to provide a housekeeper for men, and you keep asking yourself why women think they can’t live without a man. If that’s the case, I hate men by Pauline Harmange...

The Waves

The Waves

Déjà vu This morning while I had my daily walk along the main road of my neighbourhood, a young lady in her twenties walked by me in the other direction. She captured my attention for more than one reason. She had a beautiful smile, the kind of smile that comes from...

Summer Reads

Summer Reads

Summer Reads August 2021 I just wanted to lie down on the sofa and watch tv. I binge-watched some tv-series I had missed in the past years. I felt lazy, unhappy maybe a bit depressed after coping for the last year and a half with all that had changed in my life, and...

Abigail Speaker

Abigail Speaker

(…continues from: read the previous post clicking HERE Abigail Speaker path breaker I always have goosebumps when I receive a parcel from Brooklyn, New York, with a book in it. I've never been to New York, but the city that is a myth to many worldwide is so part of my...

In memory of Louise DeSalvo

In memory of Louise DeSalvo

On 31 October 2018, Louise DeSalvo prematurely died. She was a writer, a Virginia Woolf Scholar and much more. I know her only through her books, but I think of her as a dear friend. She has been inspiring me for many years now and has a special place in my heart. As...

Abigail Suffragette

Abigail Suffragette

na(…continues from: read the previous post clicking HERE property rights Abigail couldn't accept the fact that women hadn't the right to own property. In 1860 Ben and Abigail bought some land adjoining to their farm from a widow. Abigail's comments: "Mary sold us this...

Abigail Farmer’s Wife

Abigail Farmer’s Wife

t…continues from: read the previous post clicking HERE great things require great sacrifices I cried while I was reading about these pioneers’ journey and remembered that behind all the great things, be it a nation or a simple action, there is always a sacrifice that...

Abigail Pioneer

Abigail Pioneer

a name A year ago, when I first started planning this blog, going against what blogging experts say, the first thing I started thinking of was a name. Immediately two words came to my mind and I said out loud “Presumptuous Dreamers,” I don’t know where they came from...