It was a dark and stormy night....at least that was the weather forecast. The intrepid Muses decided that would not stop them and over they came to discuss the book by Helen Simonson. We had enjoyed "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand" a few year's ago and weren't disappointed in this one. The setting is the town of Rye in East Sussex. It is 1914--the idyllic summer before the war. Beatrice Nash arrives to teach Latin. She finds colorful characters, resistance to a female teacher, love and much more.
Lisianthus and hydrangea from the patio garden.
Veggie chips to start.
Chicken salad with dried Montmorency cherries.
Fresh mozzarella and heirloom cherry tomatoes.
Plum tart made by The Baker.