Tag Archive: women

Jurassic World – Treating Raptors Right

Jurassic World is a fantastic dinosaur movie and an awesome action film. I was lucky enough to see the movie in Imax 3D, and the experience was completely mind-blowing. I was astounded by… Continue reading

Germany’s White Rose, gone but not forgotten

Today is the 70th anniversary of the execution of Sophie Scholl, a German university student who was convicted of high treason in 1943. Sophie and her brother, Hans, were members of the non-violent resistance… Continue reading

Royal Mothers, Daughters, and Granddaughters at the Olympics

An unusual historic moment occurred as the Queen opened the London 2012 Olympics, as she became the first reigning monarch to open a second Olympic competition in her lifetime. In 1976 Elizabeth II,… Continue reading

Happy Birthday to Amelia Earhart

Today is the 115th birthday of American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart. Earhart (“air-hart“, I made that mistake once and it was a tad embarrassing in polite conversation…) was one of the most celebrated… Continue reading

Princess Mary of Denmark Sees Off Ageing Voyeur

In one’s day-to-day life, a woman usually has to deal with unwanted male attention at some point, but dealing with it in a final and dignified manner is always a challenge. At the state dinner… Continue reading

Accession Anniversary Portrait of H. M. The Queen

Photographer John Swannell’s portrait of The Queen and Prince Philip was released today to mark the 60th anniversary of her accession to the English throne following the death of her father, George VI.

Lady of the Week: Katherine Kelly

This week saw Katherine Kelly receive a National Television Award for her portrayal of Becky McDonald in the British soap, Coronation Street. Becky McDonald originally entered the street six years ago as a… Continue reading

Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang: Pan Am’s Back!

Many hearts were broken by the mysterious disappearance of the Clipper Majestic from our Saturday night screens, but it seems that our prayers have been answered and Pan Am will be back on… Continue reading

W.E. Trailer Now Live

Madonna’s new film about the romance between Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII, W.E., is showing in cinemas soon. It looks like the film explores the radical new evidence that has come to light in recent… Continue reading