The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency and Solar Sister
One of my most favorite pieces of writing on women’s empowerment and breaking age old stereotypes about what a woman can or can not do, is the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith ( which I think should be read by every woman and girl all over the world and no, I don’t work for the publisher Anchor Books!). My dream is to one day do a special screening of...
“I discovered also another means through which I was enabled to assist their labours. I found that the youth spent a great part of each day in collecting wood for the family fire; and, during the night I often took his tools, the use of which I quickly discovered, and brought home firing sufficient for the consumption of several days…I remember, the first time that I did this, the...