Those alarming but familiar Victorians – Part 3: The society of women (some thoughts)

2019-04-13T13:58:54+00:00My Writer's blog|

The society of women (some thoughts)

 

This month, I’m continuing with the theme of women in 1860 (or thereabouts), and their relationship with each other. It’s a not-so-subtle, and not at all minor, sub-theme in What Empty Things Are These (or WETAT for short). And you will recognise references to the […]

Those alarming but familiar Victorians – Part 1. 1860…About those dresses

2019-02-12T10:21:07+00:00My Writer's blog|

It’s 1860. About those dresses

 

My novel What Empty Things Are These is set in 1860. What could their dress say about the status of women in 1860? Well, that may be obvious – but what does it say about a particular kind of chaos in the minds of Victorians? Perhaps […]