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Virginia Woolf wrote some fine criticism, notably The Common Reader (1925), and her posthumously published diaries and correspondence shed much light on her life and work. In her long essay A Room of One's Own (1929), Woolf turned her attention to the cause of women's rights, especially the obstacles that have hindered women writers. Most literature, she claimed, had been "made by men out of their own needs for their own uses".

“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” ― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

Now that I spend much of my day doing chores in and around the garden on our farm, I’ve been seeking a new style icon: a woman whose personal take on dressing for the outdoors can take me away from the pure practicality of wearing just corduroys, a wool sweater and wellies. Not that there’s anything wrong with that look, but sometimes I just want to feel a bit more inspired. When I first came across a photo of novelist, poet, and gardener Vita Sackville-West, I was at first mostly attracted…

English author, poet and gardener. She won the Hawthornden Prize in 1927 and She was known for her exuberant aristocratic life, her passionate affair with the novelist Virginia Woolf, and Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Norma Smallwood Bruce (1908-1966) was a full blood Cherokee Indian .

Norma Smallwood Bruce was a full blood Cherokee Indian from Tulsa, Oklahoma. While a student at Oklahoma State University, she entered the Miss America Pageant in 1926 & was crowned the first Native American to win the title.

performance vs. rehearsal...yep, pretty much sums it up

14 Horrible Situations for Book Lovers to Be in

Film vs Book comparison using iceberg. And this is why I have usually read the book you are talking about but rarely have seen or even heard there was a movie based on it.

Libraries are going to maybe a thing of history someday...I know I want to take advantage!

"Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better." --Sidney Sheldon book stores too!

That should rustle up interest: From a praying mantis to a skull, the amazing…

That should rustle up interest: From a praying mantis to a skull, the amazing art made by cutting into LEAVES (that can sell for £2,400)

forever young | Oração a Santa Terezinha - sempre uma inspiração.

Litany of the Little Flower of Jesus (Saint Therese)

Mother Thereza

Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became Mother Teresa Amazing photo of Mother Teresa as a girl. She was the youngest child of Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu and was originally named 'Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu'. Agnes received her first communion at the age of five.