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18 August, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Join us for an uplifting live stream event with Roger Morgan-Grenville, as he talks about his book Liquid Gold: Bees and the Pursuit of Midlife Honey.

‘A light-hearted account of midlife, a yearning for adventure, the plight of bees, the quest for “liquid gold” and, above all, friendship.’ Sunday Telegraph

After a chance meeting in the pub, Roger Morgan-Grenville and his friend Duncan decide to take up beekeeping. Their enthusiasm matched only by their ignorance, they are pitched into an arcane world of unexpected challenges.

Coping with many setbacks along the way, they manage to create a colony of beehives, finishing two years later with more honey than anyone knows what to do with. By standing back from their normal lives and working with the cycle of the seasons, they emerge with a new-found understanding of nature and a respect for the honeybee and the threats it faces.

Wryly humorous and surprisingly moving, Liquid Gold is the story of a friendship between two unlikely men at very different stages of their lives. It is also an uplifting account of the author’s own midlife journey: coming to terms with an empty nest, getting older, looking for something new.

Books will be ready for collection from the 7th August from either Chorleywood or Gerrards Cross Bookshop. If you have opted for home delivery (UK only), your book will be dispatched by Thursday 13th August. Please note that for tickets booked after the 13th August, we are unable to guarantee home delivery of the book in time for the event.

The link to access the live stream will be emailed 48hrs prior to the event.

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18 August, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


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Chorleywood Bookshop
01923 283566
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