Author of Jane and Dorothy
News and Events
I'm running a Writing Workshop for my friends at Ulverston Writers Group. (Date to be arranged)
Saturday, 29th October 2022, 2.00 pm
I'll be talking online about my book Jane and Dorothy as part of Markenfield Hall's programme of events.
Markenfield Hall houses the archive of Caroline Norton, a poet writer and campaigner for women's rights who, in Victorian times, faced the same challenges as my subjects.
(Event postponed due to technical problems)
Tuesday, 22nd February 2022, 3.00 pm
I was at Ambleside Parish Centre talking about my book Jane and Dorothy.
Friday, 10th September 2021
After fifteen very enjoyable years, this was my last day as a Guide at Dove Cottage in Grasmere.
Tuesday, 5th November 2019, 2.00 pm
I was talking about The Hidden Life of Sara Coleridge at Dove Cottage in Grasmere.
Thursday, 13th September 2018, 6.00 pm
I was talking about my book Jane and Dorothy at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick.
Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 3.30 pm
I was talking on Love and Marriage in the Time of Dorothy Wordsworth at Dove Cottage in Grasmere.
Wednesday 15th November 2017
I was interviewed by Melissa Mitchell, Assistant Curator at the Wordsworth Trust. In the second part of 'Women behind the Words', a Wordsworth Trust project that seeks to explore the lives of Dorothy, Mary & Dora Wordsworth through their manuscript writings, we spoke about Dorothy Wordsworth and the role she had in the production of her brother's poetry.
Find out more about the 'Women behind the Words' project at:
Monday, 25th September 2017 3.30
I was talking about my book Jane and Dorothy at Wigtown Book Festival
Sunday 10th September 2017, 10.00 am to 3.00 pm
I was running a creative writing workshop at Ambleside Library: Character and Storyline.
Jane and Dorothy was Cumbria Life's Book of the Month.
Wednesday, 26th July 2017, 2.00 pm
I was at Ambleside Library talking about Jane and Dorothy.
Thursday, 22nd June 2017, 2.30 pm
I was on BBC Radio Cumbria this afternoon talking about Jane and Dorothy.
Wednesday, 14th June 2017, 6.30 pm
Book launch: Jane and Dorothy was officially launched at the Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere