Not only is it Hertiage Open Doors Day on 15 September but Calne is also holding its Food Festival. What a good time to combine local history and eating – in this case, a bacon butty at The Farmhouse cafe while getting your book signed by Richard and me. The book is currently available at… Read More Book signing at Calne Food Festival
There are about 217 members of the Society of Authors in Bath and District area and we hope that this new group will attract a good number of them. The group has been set up by local members with the support of the Society. Bath SoA Group Inaugural Meeting – 21 September 2018 Location: Royal… Read More New Society of Authors group starts in Bath
11am 26 May 2018, The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Calne Re-dedication of the restored War Memorial They went with songs to the battle, they were young, Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their faces to the foe.… Read More They went with songs to the battle, they were young.
‘The ultimate strength of a nation lies not in her trading, nor in the multitude of her trading transactions. It’s not found in her banking operations nor in the acumen of her leaders. The ultimate strength of a nation lies in the character of the men and women who are the nation, and voluntary service… Read More 80 years of service
Calne War Memorial is currently under restoration by The War Memorial Restoration Company. They have replaced old and broken steps around the memorial, restored the original paths, and have cleaned the memorial with high temperature steam, known as the DOFF system The names of the Fallen are being re-cut and highlighted with paint. Calne branch… Read More Lest We Forget
I like the cover illustration of ‘a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush’. Well done, Chris Fielden. Not easy to think of an image to convey the theme of the book. Out now A delightful and funny collection of a hundred cliché-ridden flash fiction stories. Mine is No 83 NO PAIN,… Read More Cliché heaven