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from the Guardian

The day the women went on strike

On Oct. 24, 1975, 90% of Icelandic women went on strike, refusing to do any work at their homes or their jobs. It was the largest demonstration in the nation's history and shut down the entire country.

from 123 Inspiration

Artist Embroiders A Self-Inflicted Sculpture Into The Palm of Her Hand

London-based artist Eliza Bennett began by working in textiles and fashion design, and uses techniques from those realms on her own hands. Her skin becomes cloth, on which she stitches embroidered patterns that trace a narrative

from Mail Online

Jobs for the girls: Amazing vintage photographs provide a vivid snapshot of working life for British women during World War Two

Jobs for the girls: Other naval roles available to women included working as motor transport drivers, although as this image shows, that often included doing repairs

from Love, Heldie

HOME

An image of a girl holding up a photo of the face of a Barbie doll. I love this piece as it implies that society and the media portray an image of 'the perfect and beautiful woman' and its all girls ever want to be and such importance is put upon it, however the perfect woman isn't real, it is only plastic or models have been photo-shopped etc.

from the Guardian

The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list

"I don't pretend to be wise, but I am observing, and I see a great deal more than you'd imagine. I'm interested in other people's experiences and inconsistencies, and, though I can't explain, I remember and use them for my own benefit."

from Mail Online

Women who turned their homes into shrines to their favourite decade

Lovely vintage homes (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3027968/The-women-ve-turned-homes-shrines-favourite-decade.html)

from Woman and Home

The Hairy Bikers' Spanish-style Chicken Bake

The Hairy Bikers are on a diet - but even if you're not, you'll love the flavours packed in to their Spanish-style Chicken Bake recipe