Round-up of Week One

Thanks to all our contributors during the first week and to those with whom we have corresponded.  We have been contacted by a number of generous and thoughtful people offering articles which we have been more than happy to accommodate here.  Also, HarperCollins have come up trumps with prizes for our planned competitions – some exceptionally super ones – and Reginald Hill’s editor, Julia Wisdom has delivered her personal piece for the site.  (We promise you that tears will come into your eyes.)  At the bottom of this page you will find pictures of Reg Hill’s HarperCollins covers as they changed over the years.  Our thanks to Emad Akhtar of HarperCollins for his boundless enthusiasm and sterling work!

Within that correspondence it’s been fabulous to hear from two of Reg Hill’s old friends.  We posted up Iwan Morelius’s personal tribute in week one and another from Jane Holmes will come soon.  Jane was one of a weekly walking group and she has kindly shared with us a picture as well as stories of walks, animal companions, games played and the entertainment of words. Continue reading