Writing about the book

I wrote something new on The House working diary pages about books. It’s a bit of a meandering around the word approaching its uses in that piece of work which I have just performed for the Gendered Citizenship and Performance Conference at the University of Warwick (that is actually in Coventry) – old tramping ground (Note: I use tramping in …

Enter Matilda Betham (1777-1852) the fourth lady of Beetham

I was introduced to this woman by Audrey Steeley the Creative Projects Manager at Heron Corn Mill.  She sent me a copy of House of Letters (a collection of her correspondences)  written by Ernest Betham in 1905. Of course you will see the link here – Betham (Beetham – where the mill is – it’s the family associated with the …