MEETING – Sunday 19th September

Autumn Book Club

September the 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day and therefore the only day we could consider for our first Zoom Book Club discussion.

Laura King

Facilitator

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Sun, 19th September

2:00 PM GMT

In this webinar, you will experience:

talk like a pirate

Extra points for talking like a pirate.

bring a pirate

Bring a fellow pirate.

sing like a pirate

Sing your favourite sea shanty.

share food

Share your pirate themed lunch.

And maybe read/listen to/watch the books as well, just in case. We’ll be discussing Pirate Women by Laura Sook Duncombe and Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Talk Like a Pirate Day is the only known holiday to come into being as a result of a sports injury. During a racquetball game between two friends, one of them reacted to the pain with an outburst of “Aaarrr!”, and the idea was born.

That game took place on June 6, 1995, but out of respect for the observance of the Normandy landings, they chose the inventor’s ex-wife’s birthday, as it would be easy for him to remember.

Look forward to seeing you there.

About Laura King

Dyslexia Association of London

Laura has recently taken over as our Forum Manager and Book Club organiser.

She comes from a social media and newspaper background and is looking forward to meeting you all!

Laura King

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