Friday 21 January 2011

Niki de Saint Phalle (b. France 1930 - USA 2002)

A friend mentioned Phalle's work when we were discussing my next creative endeavour.

Find out more at her official website:


Saturday 15 January 2011

Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1915-1973)

This lady influenced Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis, amongst others.

Ladies and Gentleman, Sister Rosetta Tharpe!

Follow the link to documentary on BBC IPlayer:


In this blog I intend to do some historical justice to the many, many women who have contributed with their genius, creativity, adventurous spirit, nurturing - amongst other qualities - to the apparent linear and male dominated prescribed notion of History. This is just the beggining.