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Another Ode To The Suffragettes Reloaded

I know I covered the suffragettes on International Women’s Day, but there’s so much to say about them that, I felt they deserved another post. Women in New Zealand were the first to get the vote in 1893, followed by women in the states of South Australia and Western Australia, who gained suffrage in 1895 | Read more…

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Odes to the “ettes” – usherettes

Craig McLachlan is an unusual inspiration for usherettes, but he, and the series The Doctor Blake Mysteries, provided it last Friday night. The Crossing the Line episode featured the murder of a projectionist at The Rex cinema in Ballarat. But something was not quite right when Jean Beazley (aka Nadine Garner), Dr Lucien Blake’s housekeeper, | Read more…

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Odes to the “ettes” – suffragettes

Saturday 8th March, is International Women’s Day and there is no better day to pay special tribute to the suffragettes for the sacrifices they made to give women the vote, and their work towards creating an equal society which continues today. The Hipsterette would like to honour the “ettes” of the suffragette movement who thought | Read more…