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Sophie Kinsella’s Literary Heroines


A blog post on my favourite author. So, Boil the kettle, make a tea (or coffee if it’s the morning!) and be inspired by Sophie’s favourite books to read. ๐Ÿ“š

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Sophie Kinsella, best-selling author of the universally loved Shopaholic series, tells Women on the Page about her literary heroines, including, for a time, being Harriet the Spy.

I grew up with them. I think of them often. I refer to them when Iโ€™m unsure in life. I love them, admire them, cringe with them and weep with them. Theyโ€™re my literary heroines. And the fact that theyโ€™re imaginary doesnโ€™t make them any less influential on my life than if they were real. In fact, it makes them more influential.

Whom have I known in real life as long as I have known Milly-Molly-Mandy? Not many people, thatโ€™s for sure. But her adventures are etched in my brain as surely as ifย she were a family member. There was the day she unselfishly gave up the one remaining length of flowered dress fabric for another girl. There was the time she madeโ€ฆ

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Elegance, How to be a lady, Lady, Thoughts

A Lady of Quality


I felt inspired to do a similar post to one of my favourite and first blogs that I have ever done. It was “How to be a lady”, and I was so proud of that work along with notes from a course I did online withย TheEcourse.com

I collated a lot of research, and eloquent pieces of writing that exemplified what a lady is, how to live gracefully, and etiquette tips, etc that I get overwhelmed by the mass of information that we have on the internet. I love following women who call themselves “The Lady Blog” or “Lady such and such” – it gives it just the right touch, doesn’t it?

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