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31st Oct on-stage conversation with Richard Holloway at the Royal Institute of British Architects, London

7th Nov talk, ‘Is birdsong music ?’, Wimborne Literary Festival 2013, Wimborne Minster, Dorset.

29th Jan ‘An Evening with Richard Mabey’Loughborough.dreams of a good life

6th March, publication of Dreams of the Good Life, a biography of Flora Thompson.

This is the story of the author of a classic of English literature, who is far less renowned than her crowning achievement, Lark Rise to Candleford. While Flora Thompson’s much-loved portrait of life in the 19th century countryside has inspired a hit television series, relatively little is known about the author herself..read more