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A SCONE and A SCRIBE @ TRC

Norman Bissell

Norman Bissell

A Scone ’n a Scribe

Thursday 26 September 13.00 - 14.00 

Dreaming of a Hebridean Island like George Orwell 

an illustrated talk by  

Norman Bissell, island author of Barnhill a novel 

Come along and find out how George Orwell dreamt of living on a Hebridean island and why he chose to come and live on Jura. Learn how he tried to become self-sufficient at a remote farmhouse called Barnhill and about his desperate struggle to finish writing Nineteen Eighty-Four there before his health failed.

 Norman Bissell, a poet and writer from the Isle of Luing in Argyll, will give an illustrated talk and readings from his novel Barnhill, will answer questions and encourage discussion about one of the most influential writers in the world whose work remains highly relevant to this day.

Lunchtime with a difference - join us for Tea/Coffee, a Scone and a Scribe.

FREE but donations are welcome

Earlier Event: September 24
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Later Event: October 8
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