This week’s Read has been chosen by Facilities Manager Nicola who reflects on the beloved children’s story Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery.
This week’s Featured Poem comes from the Anglo-Welsh poet Katherine Philips whose poem, Epitaph, reflects on the death of a baby son.
This week our Featured Poem, And You, Helen, comes from war poet Edward Thomas.
This week our read of choice is suggested by North West People and Project Manager Neil who is reminiscing with JD Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye.
We’re diving back into William Blake’s collection for this week’s Featured Poem – The Clod and the Pebble.
This week’s Read, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, comes recommended by our Associate Director of Facilities and Support, Craig, who bids a fond farewell to The Reader next week. We couldn’t let him go without a Read of the Week!
A look this week at the powerful, evocative language of Lord Byron with She Walks in Beauty.
A look back at a piece from our founder and director Jane Davis from earlier this year. We were delighted to welcome Parkrun founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt to Calderstones in March, Jane reflected on his visit on her blog, starting as always with the daily poem:
This week’s read comes recommended by Lead Reader Clare who shares her love of fairy tales with Hans Christian Anderson’s collection.
This week’s poem brings us back to the Victorian poets with Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s If thou must love me.