Violence against women – with lyrics by Nick Cave, Johnny Cash and Robert Browning

Do you remember a song that was top of the charts in 2008? It went:   They call me The Wild Rose  But my name was Elisa Day  Why they call me it I do not know  For my name was Elisa Day   The song is “Wild Rose”, performed by Nick Cave and Kylie Minogue. And it used to be on the radio all … Continue reading Violence against women – with lyrics by Nick Cave, Johnny Cash and Robert Browning

5 things you shouldn’t do on Instagram

I will be honest – I spend waaaay too much time on Instagram. I have two accounts – a private one with my own photographs (@bellawilfer7) and one which basically shares the best “cats with books” photos from around Instagram (@catswithbooks ).  It has a lot more followers than my private one – because clearly, cats with books are the best thing ever! This basically … Continue reading 5 things you shouldn’t do on Instagram

“Which Jane Austen?” – an exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford

After the amazing impression the Austen exhibition in King’s College, Cambridge made on me, you won’t be very surprised to hear that I travelled to Oxford in order to see the “Which Jane Austen?” exhibition at the Bodleian library. I had seen the manuscript of Sanditon the week before, now I hoped I would see The Watsons.  Sadly I don’t have any pretty pictures of mine … Continue reading “Which Jane Austen?” – an exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford