Do I really need yet another book on women’s history? I’ve got a whole shelf sagging full of them at home; from Hypatia to Mary Queen of Scots, you name it, I’ve probably got it. So do I really need yet another one? Yes. Yes I do. Always. Because just when I think I’ve read about every Warrior Queen and babein brainbox from the annals, I pick up another book and discover ten, twenty, thirty more inspiring women that I’ve never heard about.
I loved history lessons when I was in school. Yep, I was that brace-faced nerd in the front row who always had her hand up in the air and could rattle off random facts about people who’d died hundreds of years ago. Still am. Minus the braces, obviously! But I was never completely satisfied by […]