Going to writing festivals is a great place to meet up with friends!

Simon with Penny Legg at the York Festival of Writing 2011 (Photo credit: Catherine Miller)

Simon with Penny Legg at the York Festival of Writing 2011 (Photo credit: Catherine Miller)

Penny Legg, Simon Whaley and Catherine Miller at the Gala Dinner at the York Festival of Writing 2011 (Photo credit: a helpful passer-by at the Festival!)

Penny Legg, Simon Whaley and Catherine Miller at the Gala Dinner at the York Festival of Writing 2011 (Photo credit: a helpful passer-by at the Festival!)