AGM 2009 at the Trout Inn, St. John’s Lock, Lechlade-on-Thames

Book-of-the-year ‘Hornblower and the Atropos. A reading of chapters I and II plus some background of the captain’s voyage with his wife Maria and son on the canal boat Queen Charlotte from Gloucester along the Thames & Severn Canal and the Thames to London in December 1805′ (Presentation published in Reflections 14 autumn 2009).

Group picture of Society members and guests


Ludwig Heuse presenting

The Society departing from St. John’s Lock

and heading for Lechlade

Lydia!!….more Hornblower fans??

The Steak and Kidney Pie, a formidable copy of the original served by Captain Pellew on HMS Tonnant to Admiral Cornwallis and his fellow officers

The Society at dinner

Pictures courtesy of Claudia von Mengersen, Marlieke de Vos and Michael Cawsey.