Blackadder Rides Again
 
By Ross Welford
24 May 2016
 

Blackadder Rides Again


It’s hard – and painful – to think that Blackadder Goes Forth first appeared on TV in 1989.  I know.  Twenty seven years ago. And for 27 years, those of us who loved it have wanted it to come back.  We have lapped up rumours and weighed the options.  Could it be Blackadder in WW2? […]

How I dodged a bullet in Chicago
 
By Ross Welford
16 May 2016
 

How I dodged a bullet in Chicago


I can summon hot waves of shame just thinking about it.  It could have been soooo embarrassing… There I was in Chicago at Book Expo America.  I had been invited by my US publisher, Schwartz & Wade (Penguin Random House) to promote my children’s book, Time Travelling With A Hamster which had been selected as one of the titles […]

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A small village in the wilds of Northumberland is rocked by the disappearance of twelve-year-old Tammy. Only her twin brother, Ethan, knows she is safe – and the extraordinary truth of where she is. It is a secret he must keep, or risk never seeing her again.

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My dad died twice. Once when he was thirty nine, and again four years later when he was twelve.

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