Maud’s World

Maud’s World

Historical Notes for The Master’s New Governess The Figure of the Governess. The governess was a familiar figure in Victorian England. Some, like Maud, were ‘bluestockings’, a nickname for free-thinking women who fought for female education. Also like Maud, many...
Viva Vivarium

Viva Vivarium

‘Good morning, Miss Wilmot.’Maud entered the schoolroom to find Sir Dominic standing by the window. The sunlight streamed in, putting his face half in profile. It emphasised the set of his jaw.She stepped back, then raised her own chin as she crossed the room and...
Violet’s World

Violet’s World

Historical Notes for The Scandalous Suffragette Violet’s story celebrates every woman who ever fought for the rights we enjoy today. Deeds not Words. Today we might not be able to imagine what it was like to have no vote and few legal rights, but in Violet’s time this...
A Mindful Beauty Prayer

A Mindful Beauty Prayer

Beauty is a form of grace. It lights up our faces. It lights up the world. Try these beautiful prayers from The Secrets of Mindful Beauty. Morning Reflection and Recollection Recollection is a method used in meditation training and many spiritual traditions. It refers...
Are you a Princess, a Queen or a Lady?

Are you a Princess, a Queen or a Lady?

TAKE THE ARISTOCRATIC ARCHETYPE QUIZ… Are you more likely to be led by your: Heart Mind Spirit? Would you be most likely to be described as: Affectionate and fun-loving Charismatic and confident Independent and insightful? Do you prefer to: Let life take care of...