Wendy Kirk

Story Cafe round up: Adventure!

Our first Story Cafe of 2024 was well-attended even though the weather was at its January worst! Wendy welcomed everyone and was especially happy to welcome those at Story Cafe […]

Story Cafe round up: radio pioneers

Pauline shares what we’ve been reading and chatting about at Story Cafe lately… Sometimes a Story Cafe idea stems from something Wendy or I have read. A few weeks ago […]

Story Cafe round up: from historical fiction to eco-poetry

Pauline reflects on some thought-provoking Story Cafe Specials….both of which include writers who are part of the GWL staff team… Donna Moore: Book Launch: The Unpicking This was a special […]

Inspiration and Conversation at A Beacon of Hope: Libraries for the Future event

Our volunteer Fi reflects on our Libraries of the Future event, which included presentations from inspirational library friends, Book Bunk in Nairobi and Oodi Library in Helsinki, and a workshop […]

Story Cafe Round-up: Harlem Renaissance

What have we been reading and chatting about at Story Cafe? Pauline shares her thoughts.. Special thanks to Fi for all her wonderful research – it was such a memorable […]

Story Cafe Round up: Libraries Week!

Pauline reflects on our love of all things libraries… Story Cafe 28th September Wendy introduced our theme by saying that Libraries Week is an annual showcase and celebration of the […]

Crime Fiction Writers with Dr Noir: a Story Cafe with a difference!

Pauline gives us the lowdown on a very special Story Cafe…. To tie in with Donna-Lisa Healy’s fantastic Telling It Like It Is: Women Crime Writers Photographic Exhibition, we were […]

Story Cafe Special: Anne Pia

Pauline reflects on a fabulous afternoon with Dr Anne Pia, who read from and talked about her new poetry collection Dragons Wear Lipstick. Wendy welcomed everyone to Story Cafe and […]

Story Cafe round up: summertime

What have we been reading this month at Story Cafe? Pauline beautifully captures our sunny vibes…. Wendy chose a summer seaside theme for our July Story Cafe and although the […]

Story Café: Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month Scotland

Pauline shares what we’ve been reading and chatting about at Story Cafe this month… This Story Cafe was first planned for June 2020 so it’s only three years late! After […]