Category Archives: Women writers

“Beauty is in The Eye of The Gazer.” ― Charlotte Brontë

Gertrude Stein once said, “I have always noticed that in portraits of really great writers the mouth is always firmly closed.” Certainly that is the case with today’s subject, Charlotte Brontë.  There’s a good reason for this. We know from personal letters that … Continue reading

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Violet Jessop ~ Miss Unsinkable

Day 363 of Colourisation Project – May 5 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Lucky or unlucky? Either way she lived to tell the story through her compelling memoirs titled, … Continue reading

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Mad-Hatter Hedda Hopper

Day 360 of Colourisation Project – May 2 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Let’s face it, Hollywood would be bland without its gossip columnists. There have been many; Perez … Continue reading

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Beatrice Webb ~ Social Reformer

Day 358 of Colourisation Project – April 30 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  A socialist utopian, she coined the term “collective bargaining.” She was at the core of the … Continue reading

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Daphne du Maurier ~ Master of Suspense

Day 347 of Colourisation Project – April 19 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  As a young woman of 24, negotiating the alleyways of Venice, I recall spooking myself out, … Continue reading

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The Amorous Vita Sackville-West

Day 306 of Colourisation Project – March 9 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. English poet, novelist and horticulturalist, Vita Sackville-West was as prolific a writer as she was a … Continue reading

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Beatrix Potter – Conservationist Storyteller

Day 229 of Colourisation Project – December 29 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Seventy-one years ago on this day, 22 December in 1943, Helen Beatrix Potter, one of the … Continue reading

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