Tag Archive: Virginia Woolf

Late Onset Amateur Dramatics With Julia Margaret Cameron

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I  was introduced to the photography of Julia Margaret Cameron during my Masters in Art History and Visual Culture. In 1864, she was given a camera on her 48th birthday, and spent the… Continue reading

A (reading) Room of One’s Own.

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The film ‘Adaptation’ is about writing a screen adaptation of a book, so a screenplay within a screenplay. Charlie Kaufman (played by Nicolas Cage) places himself into the action. Virginia Woolf’s ‘A Room… Continue reading

I am afraid of Virginia Woolf

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If I ever found myself in a room Virginia Woolf, I think I’d be terrified. And not just because she’s dead, and so that would be spooky, but because from her quotes, her… Continue reading

The Birthday Book Bag and Boo

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It was my birthday on Tuesday – Woohoo! My lovely friend and partner in crime, Lucy sent me this fabulous present – a Virginia Woolf book bag. I love it so much, and… Continue reading

If I could turn back time, or… Why I wish I could go back to Leigh Delamere Motorway Services and introduce Sue Perkins to Virginia Woolf.

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On Saturday, I travelled back to Wales with my family after a week’s worth of fun and sunshine in Cyprus. After landing in Stansted, the silent one did the first driving stint, and… Continue reading

Ingenious ways with scarves for better house-keeping and a happier life.

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That Mrs Ramsey’s charm is universally irresistible, is hard to dispute. After all, even old Mr Carmichael succumbs when presented with a second bowl of her delicious soup. I’d like to propose that… Continue reading

Happy Birthday Virginia Woolf!

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Virginia Woolf would have been 133 today, the 25th January, the anniversary of her birth. I thought I’d celebrate the date by making her the first author that I’d knit for my 2015… Continue reading

The Light, The Stick and The Kitchen Table

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From the very first page of ‘To The Lighthouse’, it’s clear that the Ramseys have mastered the good cop/bad cop parental double act – the dysfunctional strategy of choice for many families. Like… Continue reading