Interview with Pauline Homeshaw on 10Radio's The Community Show
Yoï. A beautiful book, filled with the most comprehensive information and intrigue about the life of a remarkable woman.
I felt the Author John Porter always had the reader in mind. Readily explaining, definition of words, history of place and history of situation. The amount of research investigated in the writing of this book is baffling. But made it the treasure of knowledge, fascination and charm that it is.
by Mary A Kerrigan
John Porter took up family history and biography comparatively late in life, after careers in television broadcast engineering, and as a mathematics teacher. On retiring, he worked for a while as a computer consultant. He spends most of his time in research, writing, and giving talks to local history societies.
Dacia Maraini is an Italian writer. Her work focuses on women's issues, and she has written numerous plays and novels, many of which have won awards. She is Yoï Crosse's granddaughter.