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1 April 2015

Julia Monkman 1931-2015

Julia Monkman was in at the start of the Laurence Sterne Trust. With her husband she came to visit Shandy Hall. That visit stirred their shared vision for the house. It was then not only unkempt but perilous, its ‘shandy’ chimney ready to topple at the next gale. Together they launched the campaign that saw […]

photograph of jan starink in pink jumper in front of bookcases

1 August 2014

Jan Starink 12 June 1927-18 June 2014

The Laurence Sterne Trust records with great regret the death of Jan Starink who, with his wife Gertrude, translated The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman into Dutch. This is an edited version of the address given by W.G. Day at the funeral. In the summer of 1977 I got an anxious phone call from Kenneth […]