Talks

Talks

Mary Perdita Robinson: Karin Fernald

    For our June ’22 meeting Karin gave us a very entertaining and amusing talk on Mary ‘Perdita’ Robinson (1756-1800), who was an author, poet and actress and first…

Talks

The Opening Country: John Micklewright

April 6th 2022 John gave us a very interesting account of his walking journey, which took 10 weeks, through France from Caen to the foothills of Mont Blanc. He embarked…

Talks

Having the Last Word: Adventures in Autobiography

On Wednesday 3rd March, ’22 we enjoyed a presentation on Autobiography from the distinguished journalist, literary critic and novelist, Adam Mars-Jones. As well as providing insight into the autobiographical writing…

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29 Locks: Nicola Garrard

Nicola gave us a lively and very interesting February ’22 talk about the background to her debut novel 29 Locks. She is an experienced English teacher who lives in West…