On Monday September 29th 2008, Gervase Phinn launched his
book 'All Our Yesterdays' at Borders Bookshop in York.
Published by 'Dalesman -
Yorkshire's Favourite Magazine'.
above - Gervase Phinn with Kerry Robinson of the Goole
© David Robinson
Contributors to his book were invited and were
entertained to a talk by Gervase and had the opportunity to
have their book copies signed by the author.
George Sweeting meets Gervase.
above & below - Gervase with one of his many young fans -
Jack with his Mum.
above - Gervase with John Chippendale, and below with Hazel
Hazel has contributed to 'All our Yesterdays' and is herself
an author. having written 'The Dreamchasers', Cloughfold,
The Romany & The Bradleys of Bookroyd.
visit Hazel's website at
above - Gervase points to a school photo in which he can be
seen not only sporting a smart tie but also a rose in his
lapel which his mother thought a good idea for the
traditional class photo.
Gervase entertains his audience with tales of
childhood and his wonderful parents, teaching and how he had
a lucky break on TV with Esther Rantzen.
Gervase is delighted to meet Geraldine who is involved in
the charity 'Hurdles' who work with Special Needs pupils.
photos by Phil Sootheran, Editorial Designer,
Country Publications Ltd & Richard Benson