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Upcoming Event: ‘Writing Places’ writing workshop with Virginia Astley: Gathering 1 at Hardy’s Cottage

We’re excited to announce that Virginia Astley’s programme of events for her upcoming residency at Hardy’s Cottage has been decided. Virginia will be hosting a range of writing workshops as well as helping to celebrate National Poetry day onsite.

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We’re Delighted to Announce Our Writers- in- Residence for 2017

Two writers have been found to creatively inhabit two of Britain’s most literary homes, as writers-in-residence. Virginia Astley, a Dorset-based poet, and Roselle Angwin, a Devon-based writer, will be starting their residencies at, respectively, Thomas Hardy’s Cottage and Agatha Christie’s Greenway this September.

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The humming of bees at A La Ronde, or finding a way in… by Jane Feaver

Jane-Feaver_cropOf the many treatises and books written on Bee Keeping in the eighteenth century, there is one written by a certain J. Isaac, secretary to the Apiarian Society, established at Exeter, a few miles up the road from the Parminter cousins at A La Ronde.  Continue reading “The humming of bees at A La Ronde, or finding a way in… by Jane Feaver” »