We’re often invited to take part in and contribute to other writer’s websites and we’re always delighted to be interviewed, asked to talk about books or write about writing.

So it was great to be invited by blogger and reviewer Jo Barton to take part in her Close to Home feature.

Sue appeared on the spot earlier this year and my turn came this week when I was able to write about living and working in the North – particularly Yorkshire.

There’s so much to say about this part of the world and I could have written a book about everything on offer here, but I managed to edit myself – and you can read the result here:


Jo’s been blogging for six years and supports writers in a number of ways, including writing book reviews and running blog tours. Her overall aim is to promote books and reading – which we thoroughly approve of.

She says she’s usually found curled up with a book – with Jaffa, the cat, close by. See what the two of them get up to here: