Archive for June, 2010

Independent Booksellers

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Independent Booksellers

Visited White Rose Books whenI was  in nearby Thirsk. Good to be in an independent bookshop with its own style of presentation. No dictating from head office !  Sue Lake, the owner, has gathered a pleasant, helpful staff interested in the customer ...

Middlesbrough LitFest – Radio Interview

Friday, June 11th, 2010 Posted in Books | 2 Comments »

Interviewed today for radio in connection with my talk at Middlesbrough LitFest on 29June, 6- 8pm. The interview has been put on the internet. If you want to hear it go to The interviewer, Alex Lewczuk and Gill Appleton were in ...


Friday, June 11th, 2010 Posted in Jessica Blair Country | Comments Off on Scotland

[caption id="attachment_484" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Near Loch Nell"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_483" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Loch Avich"] [/caption] Loch Avich and Mull from the Sound of Mull More pictures from my holiday

Pictures from Scotland

Thursday, June 10th, 2010 Posted in Jessica Blair Country | 1 Comment »

[caption id="attachment_473" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Loch Awe. Road to Oban"][/caption] Near Castle Stalker Geese, Loch Avich Bridge Over The Atlantic Loch Nell Loch Etive I've had a requesr to put some photographs from my recent holiday in Scotland on my blog. Difficult to chose from over 200 ...

WESTERN. Cover Art Work

Thursday, June 10th, 2010 Posted in Books, BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES | 6 Comments »

                                                                         The cover for my latest Western  published in largeprint by Magna. The original hardback was published in 1967. This cover illustration was provided by Gordon Crabb who has done numerous bookcovers for all genres as well as art work ...

RNA and Shirley Wells

Friday, June 4th, 2010 Posted in News | 2 Comments »

So little done; so much to do.  Anyone know where we can buy more time? My novel coming along well got interrupted yesterday, well, it was my own doing. I went to a RNA meeting near Harrogate. Of course that's very ...


Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 Posted in Books | 1 Comment »

Back from Scotland. Relaxing holiday on the west coast near Oban. Weather sunny and hot. Tailed off towards end of holiday - some rain but not persistent. Sailed to Coll and Tiree aboard regular ferry  3pm to 10 pm round ...