Sharing Stories Project

The theme for the 2017 Stratford Literary Festival was Sharing Stories, and we invited members of our monthly Books with Friends Book Group to write a story or a memory, to share.

This is not professional writing but is a charming reminder of the past. Some memories are painful. Some are happy. All are genuine.

Read them here.





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