Introduce Yourself To Grecian Women!

The education of most ancient Greek women was limited to the early years. After the age of 12 they were expected to focus on preparation for married life. They would take the hemp-smoking equipment inside the tent and get high. Medea, a mythical sorceress and princess from the Caucasus region, was credited with inventing the … Read more

The Beginner’s Guide – Sweden Online Dating

Essentially, HappyPancake is a basic site that has a large number of users in Scandinavian areas to find possible partners. Quick Matching shows you 40 different members at a time. These members all match the criteria you have said you are looking for in your settings. Here you can look at their photos and profile, … Read more

Complete Guide on Russian Free Dating

european european It may sound like a paradox, but Russia is not patriarchal country. Russian wife has always remained a pillar that kept Russian family stable. Unlike their Western peers, Russian girls even of younger age prefer not to bitch on other females. Consider that and be careful in expressing your opinions on other women … Read more

Reading Round-Up: Ghosts of the Past

Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss is told from the perspective of teenage girl Silvie during the days she spends living in a recreation of an Iron Age settlement in Northumberland with her parents and a group of students, led by Professor Slade. Silvie’s dad is determined that things should be done authentically although he’s relented as far … Read more

Home Fire – Kamila Shamsie

‘You know what fathers and sons are like.’ ‘Not really, no.’ ‘They’re our guides into manhood, for starters […] We want to be like them; we want to be better than them. We want to be the only people in the world who are allowed to be better than them.’ Home Fire begins from the perspective … Read more

The Book of Joan – Lidia Yuknavitch

I mean to give myself two birthday presents before I’m forced to leave this existence and turn to dust and energy. The first is a recorded history. Oh, I know, there’s a good chance this won’t attract the epic attention I am shooting for. On the other hand, smaller spectacles have moved epochs. And anyway, … Read more

The Silence of the Girls – Pat Barker

‘“Silence becomes a woman.”’ Every woman I’ve ever known was brought up on that saying. We sat on the shady veranda and contemplated it for a moment and then suddenly burst out laughing, both of us together – not just laughing either, whooping, screeching, gasping for breath, until, finally, the men turned to stare at … Read more

Interview with Sandra Newman, author of The Country of Ice Cream Star + giveaway

Giveaway now closed. If you were following my Bailey’s Prize longlist reading, you’ll know there was one book on the list that I thought was extraordinary. That book was The Country of Ice Cream Star by Sandra Newman. (Click on the title to read my review.) The novel’s narrated by fifteen-year-old Ice Cream Star in the Nighted States. White … Read more