Monthly Archives: August 2012

COMPACTS AND COSMETICS: BEAUTY FROM VICTORIAN TIMES TO THE PRESENT DAY – Madeleine Marsh

Back in the day (i.e. about 5 years ago) I took some Women’s Studies courses in college. One of the main things I learned that stuck with me was that the worse things are for society in general, the better they are for the relative status of women in that society. For example, during WWII men were overseas fighting and… Read more »

Book or Movie?

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There’s often a bit of debate about this question. I’ve heard many people have heated and lengthy discussions about the relative value of the book or movie version of a beloved story, and whichever side people are on, they rarely change their minds. I must say that as a general rule, I do prefer the book – particularly if I… Read more »