His events around the country continue, with the Geological Society North West‘s event last night at Manchester University, where he was grilled by some very keen post-graduates. Events at Swansea, Conwy and the Natural History Museum in London are still to come.
‘Destined to become a classic . . . Blackie does an admirable job of describing a beautiful, rich, intoxicating, messy, terrifying and ultimately illuminating pathway into the heart of the land and of our own souls. Recommended.’
On Monday 7 November, Gold Rush by Jim Richards hits the shelves. The story of how he – literally – found then lost and then made a fortune, Jim’s obsession with gold mining began as a young boy in Wales, and it led him to Guyana, Laos and Australia among many other places. His poster campaign on London’s tubes and train station has started today!
Jim’s first appearance is on BBC Breakfast tomorrow morning (Saturday 5th), an interview is also appearing in tomorrow’s Telegraph, and in the afternoon he is appearing at UCL’s Festival of Geology.
On Tuesday 25th, Blue Badge Guide Sally Campbell toured Covent Garden, and on the publication day, Thursday 27th, English Heritage historian and editor of the book, Howard Spencer led the tour around Bloomsbury.
Tuesday 25th October: A Blue Plaque Tour of Covent Garden
Explore the haunts of Covent Garden’s past occupants, including revolutionaries, artists, master craftsmen and Victorian opium fiends – led by London Blue Badge Guide, Sophie Campbell
Thursday 27th October: A Blue Plaque Tour of Bloomsbury
Discover the buildings where great thinkers and inspirational pioneers lived and worked, in the heart of Bloomsbury – led by Howard Spencer, Blue Plaques historian and editor of the book
‘Connection comes by showing up. By putting yourself in the same place over and over again. By allowing it to know you as you come to know it. Connection is about falling in love with the world, and at the same time, letting it fall in love with you. Connection isn’t just one-way.’
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