Bev Cleary has been a journalist since she left college. She has written for local and national news organisations and has always considered herself a writer. Bev is a great believer in community and the shared history, human stories, environment, events and celebrations that bring its inhabitants together. Bev is also an amateur historian and she and her family, have strong Celtic roots. They regularly indulge their passion for all things green and pub-like on walks in the country with their rescue dog.