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An Evening with George Herbert

George HerbertOur Living Room Dialogue, the last before the summer took a rather different shape with an evening exploring the poetry and hymns of George Herbert. We first listened to a few minutes BBC programme Start the Week with the author of a recent new biography of George Herbert – John Drury being interviewed  Andrew Marr on poet George Herbert, Start the Week – BBC ... We sang several of George Herbert’s hymns and a few people had brought poems that they had researched and shared. We also listened to a CD of Herbert’s poems by David Griffiths, the New Zealand composer and baritone: Charms and Knots. It als 

It also happened to be Kathleen’s birthday, so we celebrated that with a chocolate cake brought by Sulo.