Shadowing Miss Grimshaw
13th March – 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
A talk by Diana Gleadhill
Beatrice Grimshaw (1870-1953), the indomitable Irish woman sailed away from Ireland to explore the South Pacific Islands, finally living for 27 years in Papua New Guinea. Here, she explored the country and the natives and wrote books for a living. Bouts of malaria eventually sent her to live in Bathurst Australia, where she died. Her biographer, Diana Gleadhill, recently shadowed her as far as she possibly could. Join Diana at The Linen Hall as she recounts the remarkable tales from her journey across the world shadowing Beatrice Grimshaw.
Copies of the Shadowing Miss Grimshaw book will be available to purchase at the event.