Scrutopia Book Club Meeting

'In my life, at least, wine has been the one reliable and much repeated peacemaker. It is obvious to me that we must be faithful to it, rejoice in it and laugh at the fools who forbid it' 

Join us on Friday 18th December at 2pm for our next online book club meeting...watch this space for a special guest speaker announcement.

What to read: I Drink Therefore I am, purchase your copy direct from our online bookshop.

On the day:  Please note you will need to ensure you are joining in the correct time zone! We will be meeting at 2pm London time . Here is an example table for other parts of the world: 

Australia 
East Coast 
Brisbane/Sydney 

UK 
Cotswold Region & London 

North America 
East Coast 
New York City 

North America 
West Coast 
Los Angeles 

11:00 pm 

2:00 pm 

9:00 am 

6:00 am 

At the end of the session, we will propose the next read and book club date for the new year. 

Register your interest with me via our new eventbrite page - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/scrutopia-book-club-tickets-126953863423

Book Club - I Drink Therefore I am - Friday 18th December 2020

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Book Club - I Drink Therefore I am - Friday 18th December 2020

Scrutopia Book Club Meeting