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General Meeting (in church)

August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


This months general meeting will be in the church. There is no $2 meeting fee for members or $5 meeting fee for visitors because it is National History Month.

The meeting time is 1:15pm and the talk is by Cheryl Williss on author Phyllis Somerville and her novel “Not Only In Stone”.

Born in Kadina, and the granddaughter of Cornish immigrants, Phyllis Somerville’s Not Only In Stone, won first prize in The Advertiser newspaper’s centenary competition of 1936, for a novel based on an aspect of South Australian history. Inspired by the life journeys of her grandparents, Joel and Mary Ann Ham. Not Only In Stone went on to become a classic in South Australian literature. Although it remained her only published major work, Phyllis wrote many short stories, as well as scripts and plays for broadcast on ABC Radio, mainly for school-aged children. Phyllis also loved music and was an accomplished pianist, often writing her own compositions to celebrate family events. In 1991, she was included in the biographical Who’s Who of Australian Writers.


August 17
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Uniting Church, 23 William Road, Christies Beach, South Australia
23 William Road
Christies Beach, South Australia Australia
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