Reading Challenge

Reading Challenge

a Dance to the music of time You may well have heard me talk about DoveGreyReader – a really interesting and thoughtful blogger on all things bookish – with a good smattering of posts about her quilting, walking, cooking, and more. I really enjoy her...
Exploring Poetry

Exploring Poetry

Exploring Poetry The life and work of Stevie Smith, led by Ali Redgrave We spent a fabulous two hours in the company of Stevie Smith as the incomparable Ali Redgrave led an inspired session full of poetry, insight, passion and sadness. Thoughts of death and loss were,...
Poetry Breakfast

Poetry Breakfast

Poetry breakfast Our theme, at Aardvark Books on January 22nd, was ‘Snow!’   These are the poems we shared: Ali: Edna St Vincent Millay – Not So far as the Forest   Janet: Wallace Stevens – The Snowman    Joyce: Gillian Clarke –...
Talking about Books

Talking about Books

talking about books in Much Wenlock January 9th 2020 These are the books we talked about: Hilary: My Name is Lucy Barton – Elizabeth Strout The Complete Stories (especially “A Christmas Memory”) – short stories by Truman Capote   Sue: The...
Poetry Breakfast

Poetry Breakfast

windows & doorways Wenlock Poetry Breakfast Poems we read on January 9th: Miroslav Holub – Go and Open the Door – Tim Pablo Neruda – Your Laughter – Hilary R.L. Stevenson – From a Railway Carriage – Elizabeth Roger McGough...