Queen Esther

The remarkable story of an ancient queen.


North and South

MAY / JUNE 2016: BY VERONICA LEIGH Elizabeth Gaskell chose to write North and South inspired by her life in Manchester. The haughty Margaret Hale moves from southern England with her genteelly impoverished family to Milton, in northern England. Considered by some to be similar to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice in themes, North and …

Judy Garland

JAN / FEB 2016: BY VERONICA LEIGH "Always be a first-rate version of yourself, rather than a second-rate version of somebody else!" - Judy Garland We all have an idea of who Judy Garland was. For some, she is the girl wearing a blue gingham dress who skipped her way down the Yellow Brick Road …