Sword, Gbowee, Goldman, Gillard: Women of Action!

July 16, 2015 By Michelle Hackett Over the last two Bluestocking bookclub meetings we discussed four autobiographies of influential women from around the world: Julia Gillard (Australia), Kirsty Sword Gusmao (East Timor), Leymah Gbowee (Liberia), Emma Goldman (US, Russia). This gave us a wide variety of topics to discuss, including politics, independence, wars, capitalism, and,…

World Press Photo Exhibition Private Tour

July 9, 2015 By Karen O’Sullivan Blue Stocking is thrilled with the fantastic turn out for our private tour of the World Press Photo Exhibition 2015 in Perth, Australia.  The Exhibition was hosted by the Western Australian Museum and the tour was conducted by the Dutch curator on 4 July 2015. We were also extremely…