By Jan Morris
The author Jan Morris has led a unprecedented lifestyles. possibly her such a lot notable paintings is that this sincere account of her ten-year transition from guy to lady - its pains and joys, its frustrations and discoveries.
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An American colleague once described m e as 'so unobtrusive that one hardly knows h e is there at all', while an English critic remarked u p o n 'an odd tendency to disappear as the person b e h i n d the style'. B u t it was not m o d esty that camouflaged m e so, n o r even professional technique: it was a d e t a c h m e n t so involuntary that I often felt I really wasn't there, b u t was viewing it all from some silent c h a m b e r of my own. If I could n o t be myself, my subconscious seemed to b e saying, t h e n I would not be.
T h e r e is no n o r m of sexual constitution, and almost n o b o d y has ever con formed absolutely to the conventional criteria of male and female. T h r o u g h all the ages the idea of sexual overlap has fascinated poets a n d myth-makers, a n d it has also played its p a r t in t h e great religions. G o d , said the Jewish chronicler, created m a n in his own androgynous image—'male and female created h e t h e m ' , for in h i m b o t h were united. M o h a m m e d o n his second coming, says the Islamic legend, will b e b o r n of a male.
I felt myself, t h o u g h , to stand apart from this little hierarchy, and bore towards my own particular soldiers a responsibility less official t h a n neighbourly, perhaps: in return they entrusted m e with tasks and intimacies which, I flatter myself, they would n o t have confided to all m y colleagues (most of w h o m , I need hardly say, would have suffered at least as m u c h for their troopers as they would for themselves). A m o n g the officers there was a powerful sense of family. It was hardly like being in an Army at all.
Conundrum (European Road Maps) by Jan Morris