Ruth graduated from Trent Polytechnic in Nottingham with a BA hons degree in Fashion Design. Following which she spent the next 27 years in the Industry in which she worked her way up through the ranks to Creative and Design Manager. Her career in fashion enabled her to travel the world extensively and she lived in New York, Amsterdam, Brighton and London. Before returning home to her beloved Yorkshire. With her husband and Scottish terrier Jock McPhee, Ruth now lives in a little village in Holmfirth on the edge of the beautiful national park. Here Ruth and her husband love to walk around their wonderful surrounding area of stunning reservoirs and hills with breath taking views, they feel that their heart belongs here. They are often visited by a Robin who they like to believe has some connection with Ruth’s late father Colin.