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24 Hours In Dickensian London

24 HOURS IN DICKENSIAN LONDON On a recent outing with a family member, running my fingers across the blue steel of the Tower Bridge, we stopped. And looking out towards Southwark, he pointed at a row of Victorian warehouses turned luxury flats. In between the long windows and black balconies, before one set of extortionate accommodation turned into another was a dark street ...

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Women In Translation Month: August Book Challenge

WOMEN IN TRANSLATION MONTH: AUGUST BOOK CHALLENGE That women are remarkably underrepresented in almost every sector of life is a sobering fact yet to be addressed in any country across the world. Film, television, banking, politics; the push against poor gender representation has been both public and provocative. You probably know about these issues, and you’ll also pr ...

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An A-Z Of Amazing Women

 is for Ada   Ada Lovelace, the daughter of Lord Byron and his mathematics loving wife, Annabella Milbanke who later became known as the ‘Enchantress of Numbers’. Fearing that she would develop her father’s tempestuous, poetic tendencies, Ada was brought up by her mother under a strictly mathematical and scientific regime. As a child, she was fascinate ...