Dear Damsels,

It isn’t easy. It never is. But still we try, dusting ourselves off, brushing away the ‘no’s and the ‘cannots’ and heading back into the fray.

It’s what we’re used to. Carrying on, nevertheless.

That’s why the theme for July is PERSIST.

For the things you fight for, and the determination that roots you to the spot. For the enduring loves, wants and wishes that you refuse to let go of. For how very tired you feel.

It’s your conviction, your values, your heartbeat. It’s never giving up. It’s worrying that you can’t.

Send your most persistent thoughts to by Tuesday 26th June (but make sure you have a read of our guidelines first). We can’t wait to hear from you.

DD x


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