Recommendation | A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes

“This was never the story of one woman, or two. It was the story of all of them…” My copy of 'A Thousand Ships' by Natalie Haynes Re-telling of Greek myths have had something of a renaissance in recent years, with highlights including the Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller, Ariadne by Jennifer Saint and … Continue reading Recommendation | A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes

Nell: The Australian Heiress Who Saved her husband from Stalin & the Nazis by Susanna De Vries

Susanna De Vries biography on Nell Kerensky (nee’ Tritton) is a must-read, bringing to life this fascinating woman and the adventurous life she led. Nell Tritton (1899-1946) was born in Brisbane, Australia and was the daughter of successful businessman Fred Tritton and his wife Leila. Despite their privileged upbringing, the eldest four of the six … Continue reading Nell: The Australian Heiress Who Saved her husband from Stalin & the Nazis by Susanna De Vries

Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women’s Rights Exhibition

“Today’s debates on women’s rights are rooted in a long history of activism. Women and their allies around the world have fought for gender equality with passion, imagination and tenacity. Despite their efforts, not all women enjoy the same rights, depending on their race, class, disability, sexuality or the way they express their identity. The … Continue reading Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women’s Rights Exhibition