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Julieta Kaludova is the Creative Director and a contributing author at Falchion Publications, an award-winning essayist, a gatherer of uniqueness, and a collector of the exotic. In her writing Julieta often draws from the exciting experiences she has had over the years, including being a radio journalist, media and PR liaison, university instructor, translator, director of a political press centre, and stage performer. Her greatest source of inspiration, however, remains her curious little daughter.

Symbolism du Monde: the Red Dress

Unlike the little black dress, which Coco Chanel deemed imperative for every woman’s wardrobe, the red dress is something more special and distinctive. Owning a red dress is not a necessity, but rather – a privilege. The most feminine of colors has inspired more than one artist down through the ages – from Renoir’s and Gaugin’s paintings to Cliff Richard’s famed ballad to Christina Dodd’s novel Danger in a Red Dress. The reason behind such a prominent declaration of

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The Mythology of Female Archetypes – Samodiva

Ever wonder how you stack up to  mythological archetypes?  Ever Dreamed of Transforming  yourself? If you haven’t, maybe, just  maybe, you should.  “Learn how to access appealing and engaging new models for yourself in order to gain insight and reveal the inner personas that make you who you are.” Characters in folkloric traditions  and myths were not created in a  vacuum. Rather, they often have  manifestations and correlations in  everyday life, (even though through  the passing of time we often forget  why such tall-tales and traditions get  built-up and promoted in the first  place). Folk traditions and mythology  carry with…

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Untamable Wildalone: Brigitte Bardot and the Emancipation of Female Individuality

She would grow up to be regarded as “the most beautiful woman in the world.” But most importantly she would become the representative of modern-day femininity; the first to break through the many restrictive cultural and societal codes that applied to the women of her day.

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Illustrations by E. H. Shepard

Ten Timeless Lessons from the Bear of Very Little Brain (part 2)

So far we distilled five of Winnie-the-Pooh’s timeless lessons pertaining largely to knowledge, self-knowledge, and the way we interact with the others. Let’s get on with the other five insights straight from Milne’s masterpiece, dedicated to all children age 4 to 104!

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The Mythological Woman: Archetypes from Yesterday to Today – Lilith

Ladies and gentlemen, let us introduce to you lady Lilith – the beautiful (and beautifully frightening) archetypal female-vamp who, as Dante Gabriel Rossetti splendidly versified in 1886, possesses the power to dominate man’s body and heart. Ah yes, and his life as well.

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