The connections between Swallows and Amazons writer Arthur Ransome and Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky

News in the international press that Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky is to be the subject of a television series to coincide with the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution should be of particular interest in the Lakes, which has an interesting, but … Continue reading The connections between Swallows and Amazons writer Arthur Ransome and Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky

As it happened: the 80th Anniversary Marathon Reading of “We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea”

The 80th Anniversary Marathon Reading of “We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea” took place yesterday (21st October) on a sunny and blustery day at Pin Mill Sailing Club, where Arthur Ransome… Continue reading As it happened: the 80th Anniversary Marathon Reading of “We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea”