Florence Farr — a Modern Woman

Hi to all of you! Maybe you already know me through my Instagram Account. I hope you know that I am so happy about all of your lovely comments and likes. However, pictures only tell one specific part of a story, in my case the story of a beautiful actress living a life in the„Florence Farr — a Modern Woman“ weiterlesen

New page: Best of historical sources

There is nothing better in the world (at least for a historian) than to read historical sources. Not only can the lives of former people enlighten what and how we think about our present, but they can also awaken our sense of humor.  And who is better in awaking people’s minds than the Theosophical Society?„New page: Best of historical sources“ weiterlesen

Frances Swiney or why history is so important Part I

*english – deutsch* This beautifully dressed woman is Frances Swiney (née Biggs), born in 1847 in Poonah, India, and died 1922 in Cheltenham, England. She is the person who I spent 2018 with. Therefore, long overdue, this will be an homage to Swiney, an early British feminist, Theosophist, and upper-middle class woman with great hats.„Frances Swiney or why history is so important Part I“ weiterlesen