Bernard Hall, Cuddington
By Haddenham Webteam - 29th September 2015 6:00am
Haddenham Community Library played host on Saturday 26th September to the launch of 'Lost and Found', a book of short stories written by Haddenham resident Margaret Watkins. (See previous news items on Haddenham.net.)
The book is Margaret's debut as a writer for children, although she has written plays and articles in the past for Haddenham Players and Haddenham Museum, notably the play presented in November 2014 to commemorate the start of WWI.
On Saturday Margaret drew on her past experience as an English and drama teacher, reading two of the six short stories from the book to two lively groups of children during the morning. The children joined in by acting out parts of the stories most enthusiastically.
Margaret then signed books for those who bought 'Lost and Found' for £8.99 a copy.
Margaret's next readings will be in October for pupils from local primary schools. After that Margaret will be hoping to sell her books as stocking fillers for Christmas. She may be contacted on 01844 291275.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Chiltern Railways has advised customers travelling on the weekend of the 19th and 20th of October that there will be engineering works taking place between London Marylebone and Bicester.As a result, the line will be closed at various points and all journeys on Chiltern Railways services will be affected.Some late-night trains on Friday 18th October will also be impacted, with the 00:20...
On Tuesday 12th November Haddenham resident and leading economic historian and author, Sir Roderick Floud, will be marking the publication of his book 'An Economic History of the English Garden' with an illustrated talk "Legacies of English Gardens: Lakes, Central Heating and the Shard."The technologies of dam-building, of central heating and of metal and glass buildings all...
Preparations are well underway for the Haddenham Winterfest on 14th December from 12 noon until 6pm. As always, we are looking for volunteers. We will need help to serve Beer, Lager, Cider, Mulled wine, Gin and Soft drinks. We will also need help Setting up on Thursday and Friday and of course, Clearing up on Sunday morning. If you're able to help out for a couple of hours, please...