charliechaplinfan wrote:...I've finished off a second installment of Call The Midwife (I'm sure glad I've had my children, I was thankfully very ignorant when it came to childbirth which in my case was a good thing to be) there's enough detail there without making my eyes water. Did you know that some ships had a ship's woman? A woman who serviced all men on board? This is just one thing I've discovered, shows your never to old to learn something new....
feaito wrote:I read two historic novels in a row: one about the rise of Trajan and another that deals with the legendary love affair between Alphonse VIII of Castile and Rachel, the Jew of Toledo. Both very, very good and page-turners.
Today I began reading Clara Bow's Bio "Runnin' Wild". I'm depressed after reading about her birth, childhood and adolescence. So sad, grim and poor. It's incredible she survived all those sorrows. She was a true survivor.
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