Author: John Essom

Open Door reads Tolkien

Hi Everybody, have received this invite from another association as follows:     Dear Members and friends of Open Door, We are pleased to announce that the Association is holding a reading of selected...

Co President Vacancy

Due to a recent health problem, I am resigning from my role as Co-President at the earliest opportunity. I will remain until a volunteer is found and I can complete a detailed handover with...

High Tea Experience

Friday afternoon saw approximately twenty people sit down to and enjoy a superb afternoon High Tea, an absolutely sumptuous assortment of goodies were on offer. It was a real treat to walk into the...

Carte de Sejour

  Thinking ahead of some problems that may be encountered after Brexit, we had decided to apply for our Cartes de Séjour in advance. This has also now been recommended by certain other English...

Cake

Today’s cake is “Whole Orange Cake” made to same recipe as the Whole Lemon a few weeks ago. Apologies for late posting, had a computer/phone meltdown last night! Sorry its not looking quite the...

Aubusson Exhibition

Aubusson Weaves Tolkien here is an exciting project in progress at Aubusson.The Cite Internationale de la Tapisserie has been commissioned by the Tolkien Estate to weave 13 tapestries and a carpet based on JRR...