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Medieval weddings and a Warrior's Surrender


Sebastian nodded in all the appropriate places but paid little attention to the conversation going on in front of him.

He watched, captivated, as his new wife produced the most radiant smile in response to an apparent jest made by her brother. 478 more words




‘Colour is the skin of the world’

‘One who knows how to appreciate colour relationships, the influence of one colour on another, their contrasts and dissonances, is promised an infinitely diverse imagery.’ 317 more words

Put Black Widow on a shirt!

How many young women — young black women — went into space programs or into acting because of Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols? Astronaut Mae Jemison and actress Whoopi Goldberg both specifically credit watching this black woman in a uniform on the bridge of a starship — not a maid, not a hooker, not a criminal — as their inspiration for pursuing their goals. 460 more words

Donna A Leahey

Marcie Sires my first Psychoterapist and Heroine


It was on a soggy day in February of 2013, that I found my way to Marcie’s apartment after getting lost for over 20 minutes. 707 more words

Marie's Garden

Holding Out For a Hero(ine)

Why are the best YA heroines in fantasy books?

Katniss Everdeen, arguably the strongest female character in contemporary young adult fiction, acts: she volunteers, she sacrifices, she fights. 488 more words


The Devil Marries Three Sisters: An Italian Folktale

How the Devil Married Three Sisters was published in 1885 in a book of Italian folktales.

The stories were collected by Thomas Frederick Crane. I performed my own version of the story at Saturday’s… 1,782 more words