Transdev in Harrogate and Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival have come up with the perfect way for you to enjoy your 36 bus journey.

With just fifteen minutes between each 36 bus service running from Leeds – Harrogate – Ripon throughout most of the day Monday to Friday, our mini-reads are made for making the most of the short time before another bus comes along.

For those who love to read, travelling by bus is the perfect way to indulge your favourite pastime. While the comfortable stylish 36 fleet transport you to your destination, your mind can travel to another world with the help of the Writer in Residence.

And with the free wi-fi now available on most 36 buses you can enjoy more of the story online by following the links below.

Fifteen Minute Read

Working with Discover Ripon, Visit Harrogate, and Transdev, Julia Crouch appeared as Harrogate International Festivals’ Writer-in-Residence for a week in November 2013, celebrating the 36 bus between Ripon and Leeds, and all of the fantastic attractions, history and stories on the route.