An ode to the earth, Robert Browning’s Among the Rocks provides some poetic relief to inspire us this Monday afternoon.
This week our Reader Leader Lizzie has chosen Children’s Children, a collection of short stories by Belfast-based writer Jan Carson.
Today’s Featured Poem is Sonnets are full of love by Christina Rossetti, which appears in her collection A Pageant and Other Poems.
Our Read of the Week comes recommended by Reader Leader Val, who has suggested Roddy Doyle’s Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha.
Last week we welcomed John Timpson to The Reader for our Outside In series, treating staff to a refreshing perspective on running a business, upside-down management and thinking charitably. Our Development and Communications Intern, Andrew shares his thoughts. Continue reading “Outside In: Walking in John Timpson’s shoes”
We’re embracing the virtues of autumn in this week’s Featured Poem with a suitable ode from John Clare.
On this grey Monday we’re turning our thoughts to Gerard Manley Hopkins for enlightenment and his poem Hurrahing in Harvest.
Our wonderful volunteer John has recommended this week’s Read, Skellig by Reader patron David Almond.
In this week’s browse through the archives we’ve unearthed a beauty by Charlotte Bronte and a lovely piece written by our former colleague Lizzie who chose Life to celebrate a colleague’s success (and half marathon-survival).