Book Club: Celestial Bodies by Jokha Al-harthi – 7 November

Book Club: Celestial Bodies by Jokha Al-harthi – 7 November

Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects all offers while waiting for her beloved, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and their families witness Oman evolve from a traditional, slave-owning…

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Sunday Assembly 6th October – Before I Go

Sunday Assembly 6th October – Before I Go

We’re all about living life as fully as possible at Sunday Assembly. This month we’re exploring an often-ignored angle on living well – preparing in advance for a good death. Our speaker is Jane Duncan-Rogers, author of Before I Go, who is committed to helping people help themselves and their families by thinking about a Before I Go end-of-life plan.…

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