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CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY Every day I seem to discover a new heroine – a woman who was prepared to break the mould of subservient womanhood. As my particular interest lies in the mid/late Victorian period, most of my heroines  … Continue reading

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Talent4humanity becomes rosblackcreative

Please don’t rush away if you typed in http://www.talent4humanity.com and this site came up. It is one and the same but I have retitled my blog to avoid confusion with another website. All the Lady Henry Somerset and Duxhurst village … Continue reading

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Promoting yourself

If you want to get your message across to the big wide world, it’s no good hiding yourself away. Don’t be modest. Shout about your successes. Put you work out where others can find you. And find you they will … Continue reading

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A Talent for Humanity – the life and work of Lady Henry Somerset

Why has the world forgotten about Lady Henry Somerset? She was an amazing woman, so ahead of her time. An orator, artist, journalist, writer and social pioneer, she led the Temperance Movement in the late 19th century, advocating curbs on … Continue reading

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