"Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part,
Nay, I have done: you get no more of me,"
from Idea 61, by Michael Drayton
Friday, April 17, 2015
Sisa Abu Dooah has lived and worked as a man for over 40 years, ever since her husband died and left her penniless and pregnant. She worked as a construction worker and now works as a shoe shine, but until she was awarded a "woman breadwinner" accolade by the Egyptian President, most people in her village didn't know she was a woman.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
A renowned Welsh poet was stabbed to death by her stepson, who was jealous of her success and felt she thought he was a failure. His father described him as a "strange character and a bully who drank like a fish and became a wild animal."