9:05 Dr Frans de Waal
9:45 Kate's Klassic
Kate Camp will discuss John Fowles� 1969 novel, The French Lieutenant's Woman (Vintage, ISBN: 0099478331).
10:05 Dusha Bateson
Lady Dusha Bateson is a historian and food enthusiast married to an eminent British biologist, who is a scientific advisor to the Liggins Institute. She studied history at Cambridge University, and is an expert cook. With Weslie Janeway, she has co-authored a new book, Mrs Charles Darwin's Recipe Book (Glitterati Incorporated, ISBN: 9780980155730). It has been researched from both historical and culinary perspectives and provides a commentary on the man and his era through his wife�s recordings of the food she served to her family and guests. (NB. The book is not currently in stock in New Zealand but may be ordered through Central Book Services, Australia.)
Anne Thorp is the host of the Kai Ora cooking show on Maori Television and The Living Channel. Her new book, Kai Ora: Fresh, Healthy Food Made with Aroha (Random House, ISBN: 978-1-86941-990-5), features recipes from the show, and an introductory essay by her breast cancer surgeon, Trevor Smith, about the benefits of the ingredients and methods used in her cooking.
11:40 Margaret Long
Margaret Long is based in Christchurch, and runs gardening and cultural tours to Europe. She is publisher and editor of the quarterly publication, The Gardeners Journal (ISSN178-5020).