Last Christmas you helped us raise over £40,000 to support socially isolated older people through Shared Reading. This year, we’re aiming even higher. Help us reach out to lonely older people this Christmas.
The Reader is building a volunteer-led movement across the North West. Could you help us make that happen?
A poem this morning from one of our favourite poets, Christina Rossetti. This week we’re reading From Sunset to Star Rise.
Our Featured Poem this week comes from the bard. Sonnet 73 feels a timely read from William Shakespeare.
This week’s Read comes from the Brothers Grimm, Clare recommends a Selected Tale for readers to enjoy.
This week’s Featured Poem comes from Rainer Maria Rilke, an influential Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist, thought to be one of the most lyrically-intense German-language writers.
Since our last meeting with The Reader magazine, a chill had crept into the air and it won’t be long now until the changing of the clocks brings on the darkening evenings of winter… BUT, at least can rest assured of a good read to curl up. Issue 67 is out now!
We’ve travelled far back into the annals of time for this week’s Featured Poem, Care-Charming Sleep by John Fletcher.
A brand spanking new Read of the Week from our Finance and People Assistant Kate who has chosen Red Dust Road by Jackie Kay.
An ode to the earth, Robert Browning’s Among the Rocks provides some poetic relief to inspire us this Monday afternoon.