The Battle Against Being Beige…

‘How did women who had experienced freedom, adventure and paid employment during the Second World War respond to post-war demands that they ‘settle down’ and devote themselves to the needs of husbands and children? That was the subject of a lively discussion between the writers Elisa Segrave and Georgia de Chamberet at Waterstones’ Bloomsbury branch the other night. As they explored the contrasting experiences of two specific women of that generation, these fascinating individuals were poignantly situated in their historical period.’

Read the full brilliant blog piece by C.J.Shuler on the event on Lesley Blanch and the 1950s Woman at Waterstones, Gower Street with Elisa Segrave and Georgia De Chamberet here.