Happy New Year to you, whether you are a returning listener or new to the podcast. We hope you have an excellent 2020.
Clare Hobba tells us about planning a book group through the seasons. For a February to March book group you could have a theme – Romance (Valentine’s Day) with the following book suggestions:
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Normal People by Sally Rooney, Of Love and Shadows by Isabel Allende.
A suggestion for a “romantic” book group outing – Kew orchid festival https://www.kew.org/kew-gardens/whats-on/kew-orchid-festival
Clare Hobba is an Author & Creative Writing Tutor. For an excellent Creative Writing Course starting in March, https://www.bsvcourses.co.uk/creative-writing-for-adults-aged-18-upwards/. For her blog about making a new life after the kids leave home – “My Moon-shot – A sideways look at empty nest syndrome.” – http://clarefhobba.blogspot.co.uk/
Our own Elspeth Jackman was on the other side of the mic talking to Danny about her art exhibition that is on display at the Radlett Centre. Proceeds going to the charity called Step, which helps young people. Examples of her artwork can be found on Elspeth’s website.
Local news with Matt & Laura, get the latest before the stories go to print. Read stories online and check out the e-edition of the paper too.
All of that briefly interrupted by a Hot Topic with Ian Rogers and Producer Sam.