Tag: Amazing women

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Dame Nellie Melba

The incredible Nellie Melba was a woman truly ahead of her time. She ignored society’s views of a woman’s place […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Turia Pitt.

This weekend I will be watching with great interest the Hawaiian Ironman. The race itself, a test of endurance, mental […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Claudia Cardinale

Foreign films are a guilty pleasure in my household. Among them are some of the greats Ameile, Cinema Paradiso, 8 […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Joan of Arc: The Maid of Orleans.

Joan of Arc, wearing a breastplate and brandishing her banner, rode at the head of the uncrowned Charles VII’s army […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Sappho, the Greek lyric poet.

One woman, who often stands heads and shoulders above most others in the ancient world was Sappho. Reliable records about […]