My novella, The Christmas Forest, is partly set in Secret Harbour, Western Australia. I absolutely love Australia.

Cliff walks in L'Etacq inspire me on a daily basis, whatever the weather!

The beach at L'Etacq, where Christmas on the Coast is set.

Rosamunde Pilcher. My favourite writer - she inspired me to write comforting, feel good stories...

I love this film and watch it every Christmas!

Rev John Lambourne - the Rev Bernie Pemberton in Christmas at the Vicarage is based on my dad.

Hope Cove - Potter's Cove in Christmas at the Vicarage is based on this small village in South Devon.