I'm not 'feisty' at all. It's a combination of not needing male approval (no significant male role models as a child, single sex education), an independent nature and a lot of self confidence.
I'm not saying that no man is intelligent. It's simply statistically unusual in a small community of expats.
TomHill, of course, I don't mean you, silly, just the other boys.
'Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof'
Before you lovingly craft your PM, make like any writer and consider your audience. With all the information at your disposal, is there any possibility that the recipient will open it? Would your time be better employed?