Shiaght Laa 25th February 2021
Thursday, February 25th, 2021 - 25 minutes
Fiona McArdle introduces the programme.
David Callin's excellent selection of poems is available by contacting David by email - dcallin2bvc@gmail, or you can contact him through Facebook. We hear again the poem which gives its title to the collection, 'Always'.
Dr Jennifer Kewley Draskau is a brilliant academic and writer who has has used her research as a foundation on which to develop exciting novels. Her latest novel is based on the history of one of a dozen Manx felons held in Castle Rushen and facing the death penalty. In 1698, these twelve instead accepted transportation to Britain's comparatively recently-acquired plantation colonies in Jamaica. Jennifer tells us more.