Talks

Talks

New Year “Words” Afternoon

  Our January 8th meeting featured our annual members’ participation afternoon when twelve members volunteered to read on the theme of ‘New Year’. The readings were varied, interesting, thought-provoking and…

Talks

Nabokov Recovered

  For our October 2019 meeting Miles Leeson gave a presentation on why Nabokov should be considered one of the great writers of the twentieth century, in the company of…

Talks

Iris Murdoch

Frances opened her September 2019 presentation with a biographical summary of key events in the Irish novelist’s life. Iris was born in Dublin in 1919 but left Ireland as a…

Talks

Virginia McKenna

We welcomed a very special speaker to our August 2019 meeting. Virginia McKenna inspired us all with her talk on the founding of the Born Free Foundation ( ) which works to…