- DURATION 60 mins
Discover the delights of this little gem of the Canadian Maritimes, home to Lucy Maud Montgomery and Anne of Green Gables. Learn what it is like to live here through the seasons - an island where the temperature regularly drops to -30C in winter, and the sea freezes for miles around, but where the temperature rises to +30C in summer. Hear about the amazing bridge that now links the Island to the main land. PEI has been home to Sue's brother for the last 30 years so, unlike most of her talks, this one is based on multiple visits over many years, and at all different times of year.
- Duration: 60 mins
- Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
Meet the Host, Sue
Sue Ablett is a great traveller, having visited all continents and loves talking about her trips. Her career included a mix of jobs, from Russian Linguist to Executive Director of a national children’s cancer charity, pulling in a PhD ‘just for fun’ along the way. Now retired she is Chair of Evesham Festival of Words, an avid litter picker, and, despite the advanced years, still a keen distance runner. She also enjoys cycling, dog walking, gardening and splits her life between Leicestershire and Evesham.
Preparing for the Event
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