26 January 2010

Random Fact

French Novelist - Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette

Born in 1873 and died in 1954

Wrote novels with countless inuendos

Married a man who was 15 years her senior

Divorced her husband and went on to marry a further two times

Moved in with a lesbian dominatrix, Natalie Barney

Sidonie worked with Marquise de Belbeuf in a pantomime named Reve d'Egypte, which was banned

Flaunted her lesbian affairs

Was a member of the Belgium Royal Academy

Was given a state funeral