Stewart Nicklin, 34, president of the English Schools Swimming Association which William supports as patron, said: 'He actually was very interested in looking at a large issue both our organisations have - the closure of swimming pools across the country obviously with the large financial crisis a lot of councils find themselves in. … [Read more...] about Let’s rock ‘n royal! The Queen, 92, looks trendy in a pair of sunglasses and is mobbed by supporters as she joins Prince William and Princess Eugenie for a Buckingham Palace garden party
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But even when we do have written evidence, sometimes prejudice can get in the way. This is true with roles that require no physical prowess, let alone those that do: look at the Roman poet Sulpicia. For years respected classical scholars argued that she couldn’t have written her beautiful epigrammatic verses, because they were too good for a woman to have created. More than one scholar sought to defend his position by suggesting that not only were they too good, but they were too smutty: no Roman woman could possibly have had such thoughts. Quite what these professors thought was going on between the sheets of Catullus and Lesbia, or Propertius and Cynthia, is one of the great mysteries of classical scholarship. Perhaps the thinking was that some dreadful women could do such things, but they certainly wouldn’t write poetry about it afterwards. … [Read more...] about How many more warrior women are missing from the history books?
It is with great sadness that I post about the passing of Nikita Waligwa, the sweet, warm, talented girl whom I worked with on the film, Queen Of Katwe. She played Gloria with such vibrancy. In her real life she had the enormous challenge of battling brain cancer. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and community as they come to terms with having to say goodbye so soon. May she truly rest in piece. May it be well with her soul. … [Read more...] about Nikita Pearl Waligwa: Queen of Katwe stars pay tribute
The contrast is stark. Simeone has previously admitted that his team is in “transition”, although he has warned: “Anyone who thinks the word ‘transition’ means sitting in the sun, waiting for the flowers to bloom doesn’t know me.” Out of the Copa del Rey, eliminated by third division opposition, they are 13 points off the top in La Liga. It is their worst start since he took over. If the Champions League is their one chance of success, most have considered that small since the draw paired them with Liverpool. … [Read more...] about ‘Intense’ Liverpool will have their place in history, says Diego Simeone
'It's interesting to see how Kate's role of unifier and PR ambassador is as visible from her body language here as it was when she made an effort to show friendship with Meghan on their Christmas Day walk to church in 2018, in the midst of all the speculation that the two wives had fallen out,' she said. … [Read more...] about From Charles leading the way to Kate and Camilla’s ‘relaxed’ chat: How the Royal Family’s body language reveals a determination to present a united front – and respect the rules – in the wake of Megxit