“Taken from the dedication in my debut novel Exactly 23 days. For women everywhere: When you know you are finally mended, spread the word, hold out your hand, share some love from your heart and some laughter from your soul and be there for a new member of the sisterhood who needs your help.
Let's all help our sisters worldwide to stand tall and know, they can and they will recover, survive and thrive, to live the life they deserve.
To all the sisters who reached out and held my hand in whatever way you could, who cried my tears with me, and laughter my laughter too, I thank every one of you. Tired of all the drama, tired of not being good enough, tired of life.
I survived.” ― Jayne Higgins, tags: bastard, bestie, betrayal, broken-hearted, catfish, date, depressed, drained, emotional-wreck, friends, funny, gone, handsome, happy-ending, healed, healing, heartbreak, hilarious, hold-hands, hysterical, i-am-woman, international-women-s-day, laughter, love, love-story, mrs, my-world-is-upside-down, online-dating, pain, rollercoaster-of-emotions, scam, sisterhood, sisters, strong-women, support-each-other, tears, unputdownable, women, women-everywhere, wreck “You see that girl, she looks so happy right? But she doesn't want to look dramatic, weak or attention seeking so she keeps it all inside.
On smaller wares, only the bottom half of this mark (i.e. Although B.8 was generally used between 19 B.7 is occasionally found on wares made during these years.
This mark which differs from B.7 by the omission of the crown was in use between 19. The bottom part only of this mark is found on smaller wares up to the present day and by itself is not a useful indication of date.
This mark was in general use at Burslem between 19.
Between 1878 (when Henry and James Doulton acquired the major interest in the Pinder, Bourne factory in Nile Street, Burslem) and 1882 (when the name of the firm was changed to Doulton & Company, Burslem) existing Pinder, Bourne marks continued in use, such as the name in full: PINDER BOURNE CO.: and the initials P. Introduced in the latter part of 1901 to mark the grant of the Royal Warrant by King Edward VII together with the specific right to use the word ROYAL to designate Doulton products.
Several of these were adopted after 1882 by Doulton and remained in use for about twenty years. Occasionally found also between 19 along with B.7 but the later Holbein Wares were not always specifically marked.
Differing from B.7 by the addition of the words MADE IN ENGLAND, this mark was commonly in use after 1932.
However, the exact date of introduction is not known.