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Liquid Gold by Roger Morgan Grenville

Join Roger Morgan-Grenville for a talk about his book, Liquid Gold, which recounts his and a friend's beekeeping adventures.

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Tuesday 14th July, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

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About the Event

Join Roger Morgan-Grenville via Zoom video conference for a talk about his book, Liquid Gold, which recounts his and a friend's beekeeping adventures.

After a chance meeting in the pub, Roger Morgan-Grenville and his friend Duncan decide to take up beekeeping. Their enthusiasm matched only by their ignorance, they are pitched into an arcane world of unexpected challenges.

Coping with many setbacks along the way, they manage to create a colony of beehives, finishing two years later with more honey than anyone knows what to do with. By standing back from their normal lives and working with the cycle of the seasons, they emerge with a new-found understanding of nature and a respect for the honeybee and the threats it faces.

Wryly humorous and surprisingly moving, Liquid Gold is the story of a friendship between two unlikely men at very different stages of their lives. It is also an uplifting account of the author's own midlife journey: coming to terms with an empty nest, getting older, looking for something new.

Please note: If you sign up for one of our events facilitated by the Zoom video conferencing platform, you will receive instructions on how to join in advance of the event. You will require a smartphone, laptop or tablet with good internet connection, to access the event via video conferencing. Alternatively, you can dial in and just listen to the event audio using a landline or mobile phone.

About the Book

Liquid Gold
Liquid Gold

Roger Morgan-Grenville

Publisher:Icon Books Ltd

Publication date:5 Mar 2020

ISBN:9781785786051

Two men decide to become beekeepers, learning about nature and about themselves in the process