Clayton and Barbara previously owned a large bookshop in Perth for 13 years. In 2015 they moved full-time to the Avon Valley where they have owned a property since 2009. Clayton reads a wide range of books with his special interests including literary fiction, biographies, history and military history. Barbara enjoys general and literary fiction and travel narratives, particularly by Australian authors. Both are improving their knowledge of children's books since the arrival of their grandsons! Barclay Books is located at 151 Avon Terrace, York, Western Australia, in the building known locally as the Old Fire Station.