Archives by Tag 'heroes'

Inspired and Inspiring – David Bowie

By - Last updated: Monday, January 11, 2016

David Bowie - the very definition of "Inspired and Inspiring!!" You can follow this link to listen to Heroes.....over and over again.....and be inspired!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tgcc5V9Hu3g His new album Blackstar dropped on Friday, January 8....his 69th birthday....which I found incredibly inspiring before listening to one track. Thank you, Mr Bowie!! May you rest in peace!!

Inspired and Inspiring….Initiating Coverage – Christiane Amanpour

By - Last updated: Thursday, January 7, 2016

"....girls need to know that good looks are who you are and what you're doing with your life; women don't need to think their life is over because they have a few well-earned lines." Christiane Amanpour

A Comprehensive Guide to Feminist Theory: 20 Essential Reads

By - Last updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Sheer joy.....with a little dash of pride.....was what I felt when I saw the title of an essay written by Elizabeth DiEmanuele, posted on her facebook page with the link to the essay itself. The title of her essay is the title of my post today "A Comprehensive Guide to Feminist Theory: 20 Essential Reads."   Elizabeth's post gave me hope too!! ¬†You see I had convinced myself that the younger generation had lost interest in "feminism" and Elizabeth proved me wrong. She is a university student and to study and understand and write about feminist theory (which is more than I had done before declaring to the world whenever the opportunity arose that I was one, a feminist that is) gave ...

Summer Reading Suggestions

By - Last updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013

I belong to the best book club in the world (in my very humble opinion)!! Three things make it great.   1. Our club is hosted by the same wonderful woman each time we meet and she makes us a fabulous dinner every time we get together;   2. One of our club members owns Churchill's Fine Gourmet Gifts and each time we meet she brings incredibly decadent sweet treats; and   3. Our meetings are "facilitated" by the fabulous Nina McCreath one of the former proprietors of The Flying Dragon book store (where we previously had the privilege of meeting). It is Nina who really takes our club over the top!! She loves books and reading and shares her insights about the book we are ...