May 2013 archive

May 06

AND SO TO YORK

A busy month ended with a most enjoyable trip to York, and the village of Rufforth, just a few miles outside the city.  The occasion was a Saturday evening meeting of a reading group to which I was introduced by Debbie Cooper.  The group meets once every two months or so having read a prescribed book, …

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May 06

AT ROYSTON FOR THE CONCLUSION OF THE HERTS LIT FEST

On Wednesday 24 April I was at Royston for the concluding session of the 2013 Herts Lit Fest.  Hertfordshire Public Libraries have done a fantastic job with this imaginative county-wide venture, which combines giving publicity to local book shops, publishers and authors, with reminding readers of the superb service provided by libraries in the county.  At …

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May 06

OUNDLE LITERARY FESTIVAL

I had a great time at the Oundle Literary Festival on Friday 19 April.  This well-run and diverse festival fully deserves its impressive and rapidly growing reputation.  The town of Oundle  itself is a delight, with a rich heritage of elegant stone buildings and a wonderful parish church in which the festival was held.  It was …

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