April Book Club

April Book Club

This month we read Exit West by the Pakistani author, Mohsin Hamid. The novel follows two students, Nadia and Saeed, in an unnamed third world city. Saeed is more conservative, living at home, as is generally customary and praying regularly. Nadia is more independent...
Eel Pie Island visit

Eel Pie Island visit

A great time was has by the ladies who got together for the visit to Eel Pie Island Museum.  11 of us got together to visit this fascinating little local museum along with a very interesting guided tour of the riverbank.  As ever, it ended up in the local pub for...
Highclere! At last!

Highclere! At last!

Due to Covid it took 2 years to get there but it was so worthwhile when we did. 13 of us braved the cold spring weather, setting off in a FISH minibus last Friday to visit the home of Downton Abbey aka Highclere Castle. Although the outside of the Castle is huge, (we...
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