I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us wants to be in calm waters all our lives.

Jane Austen
People pray in front of the rubble of demolished homes during a protest in #Jerusalem, #Palestine. (AP)
People pray in front of the rubble of demolished homes during a protest in Jerusalem, Palestine. (AP)
Nour Mohamed, 27, an Egyptian woman skateboarder wearing a full veil (niqab), takes a selfie with her board during the Red Bull Mind the Gap first skateboarding event in #Egypt. (Amr Abdallah Dalsh / REUTERS)
Nour Mohamed, 27, an Egyptian woman skateboarder wearing a full veil (niqab), takes a selfie with her board during the Red Bull Mind the Gap first skateboarding event in Egypt. (Amr Abdallah Dalsh / REUTERS)
People pray as screens show devotees gathering via Zoom application during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day at the Wat Phra #Dhammakaya temple, in Pathum Thani province, #Thailand. (Reuters)
People pray as screens show devotees gathering via Zoom application during a ceremony to commemorate Makha Bucha Day at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple, in Pathum Thani province, Thailand. (Reuters)
A pro-democracy protester is detained by riot police officers during a rally against the military coup in #Yangon, #Myanmar. (REUTERS)
A pro-democracy protester is detained by riot police officers during a rally against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar. (REUTERS)
Lava flows from Mount #Etna in southern #Italy. (Salvatore Allegra / AP)
Lava flows from Mount Etna in southern Italy. (Salvatore Allegra / AP)
Gravediggers wearing protective gear prepare the grave of a coronavirus victim at Cemitério do Alto de São João, in #Lisbon, #Portugal. (Horacio Villalobos / Corbis)
Gravediggers wearing protective gear prepare the grave of a coronavirus victim at Cemitério do Alto de São João, in Lisbon, Portugal. (Horacio Villalobos / Corbis)
Honour guards carry the coffins of Italian ambassador Luca Attanasio and carabiniere Vittorio Iacovacci, they were killed in an attack in the Congo, at their funerals in the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli, in #Rome, #Italy. (Alessandro Di Meo / EPA)
Honour guards carry the coffins of Italian ambassador Luca Attanasio and carabiniere Vittorio Iacovacci, they were killed in an attack in the Congo, at their funerals in the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli, in Rome, Italy. (Alessandro Di Meo / EPA)
The nearly-full moon rises beyond a hiker at Papago Park, in #Arizona, #US. (Charlie Riedel / AP)
The nearly-full moon rises beyond a hiker at Papago Park, in Arizona, US. (Charlie Riedel / AP)
An Extinction Rebellion demonstration is dissolved by the local police, judiciary and mayor, in #Amsterdam, #Netherlands. (Koen van Weel / EPA)
An Extinction Rebellion demonstration is dissolved by the local police, judiciary and mayor, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Koen van Weel / EPA)
Participants at the dangerous #Yanshui beehive fireworks festival wear motorcycle helmets, fire-retardant clothing and thick gloves, in #Tainan, #Taiwan. (An Rong Xu / Getty Images)
Participants at the dangerous Yanshui beehive fireworks festival wear motorcycle helmets, fire-retardant clothing and thick gloves, in Tainan, Taiwan. (An Rong Xu / Getty Images)
A water cannon is deployed by police to disperse pro-democracy protesters marching toward the residence of the prime minister, Prayuth Chan-ocha, in #Bangkok, #Thailand. (Jack Taylor / AFP / Getty Images)
A water cannon is deployed by police to disperse pro-democracy protesters marching toward the residence of the prime minister, Prayuth Chan-ocha, in Bangkok, Thailand. (Jack Taylor / AFP / Getty Images)
An ‘ice swimmer’ takes her turn in a 24-hour session in a pit lakea. The event honours a second world war Soviet infantry soldier who blocked a German machine-gun with his body, in #Novosibirsk, #Russia. (Kirill Kukhmar / Tass)
An ‘ice swimmer’ takes her turn in a 24-hour session in a pit lakea. The event honours a second world war Soviet infantry soldier who blocked a German machine-gun with his body, in Novosibirsk, Russia. (Kirill Kukhmar / Tass)
Teargas engulfs protesters as they take shelter behind shields during clashes with riot police officers during a protest against the military coup, in #Yangon, #Myanmar. (Reuters)
Teargas engulfs protesters as they take shelter behind shields during clashes with riot police officers during a protest against the military coup, in Yangon, Myanmar. (Reuters)
Ahmad Farea and his family sit for a meal at their house, in #Sanaa, #Yemen. (Nusaibah Almuaalemi / Reuters)
Ahmad Farea and his family sit for a meal at their house, in Sana’a, Yemen. (Nusaibah Almuaalemi / Reuters)
Former French president Nicolas #Sarkozy arrives at the Paris court house to hear the final verdict in a corruption trial, in #Paris, #France.(Anne-Christine Poujoulat / AFP / Getty Images)
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy arrives at the Paris court house to hear the final verdict in a corruption trial, in Paris, France.(Anne-Christine Poujoulat / AFP / Getty Images)