Dear Damsels,

What makes you proud?

The theme for November is PRIDE.

Easily wounded, hard to swallow, threatening to burst out – you’ve got too much, or not enough.

It can be the self-belief that keeps you going, an unapologetic celebration of all you’ve achieved to get to where you are; to be who you are.

It’s keeping up appearances when inside you’re crumbling, or trying your hardest to meet the expectations of others.

It’s avarice; it’s admirable. It’s claiming even the smallest of wins.

You’re our pride and joy, damsels, so tell us what PRIDE looks like to you. Read our writing guidelines and send us your words by Tuesday 30th October to We can’t wait to read them.

DD x

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