Little is known of Eileen Blair. Yet she was a very important influence in George Orwell’s life. Sylvia Topp’s biography on Eileen helps to understand her often unseen presence in George Orwell’s literature.
Pleased to see that the annual Merriman March was held last weekend, led by Anna Marti and organised by Herencia Altés. Next year will be the 85th anniversary and hopefully will be well attended from abroad.