Yes, we liked it so much we did it again!
Some of us met on the train at Snow Hill Station.
I timed my journey so that I could enjoy a bit of sightseeing and tea before the theatre.
Mom loved Stratford, and had fond memories of a trip she took with her old friend when they were teenagers. I am so glad that I had the opportunity to make it one of her last days out. And as per her wishes I left a little bit of her there, on this visit, by the river in the shade of the theatre she loved so much.
The people from the group that meet at Bleakhouse Library had been very important in her life for the last year of her life and I knew that they were looking after her while I was away on my travels.
Who knew that a group that I helped to establish four years ago was going to have a significant impact at the end of her life? Not me. They were her final audience and gave her the opportunity to share her stories from the theatre once again. She got lots of curtain calls.
And the play? Thoroughly enjoyed by all, amazing production, and the sun came out for Make Friends with a Book again.