Wivenhoe Bookshop Magazine & Newsletter | Monday 1 September 2014

Mrs Bookshop’s Farewell

Mr Martin Newell
We commissioned Martin Newell to write a poem in tribute to Ginny’s 24 years at the bookshop!
Here it is…..and it’s perfect. Martin surprised Ginny with a delightful recitation after last night’s farewell dinner at the Black Buoy.

In The Wivenhoe Bookshop
“Hello? The Wivenhoe Bookshop…”
A soft-eyed, book-lined cage
Whose guardians are women
of a certain age
Where Sartre [...]