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The invention of wings.

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd She said “Once upon a time, Africans could fly. They would circle around the sun- like blackbirds. We lost that magic when we became slaves.” “The invention of wings” is the best … Continue reading

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Are ambition and determination enough to make an Empress?

Catherine the Great- A biography by Ian Grey Ian Grey explores the story of Catherina the Great, the empress of Russia who ruled from 1762- 1796, the longest reign of a female Russian leader. He makes her look less victimised … Continue reading

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“She ditched me- just when I needed her the most.” – Friendship and Women- an Antonym?

They say women are like roses, beautiful and fragrant, but beneath the petals lurk hidden thorns. Maybe it isn’t the fault of the rose. It was just the way she was made. Maybe the gardener needs to be cautious to … Continue reading

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The other woman

Maybe she lost her way and couldn’t see quite clearly how to get back on track. Maybe she was like the woman at the well, seeking something the world couldn’t provide and receiving something she didn’t need. Maybe she took … Continue reading

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Dear Jane Eyre,

“Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain and little, I am soulless and heartless? You think wrong! – I have as much soul as you, – and full as much heart! And if God had gifted me with … Continue reading

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