Heart-stopping TV from 50 years ago
 
By Ross Welford
3 Jul 2015
 

Heart-stopping TV from 50 years ago


You really HAVE to take 10 minutes out of your busy day to watch this – please!  You’ll love it…unless you’re scared of heights. A few days ago, Twitter was a-tweet with the news that a man called John Noakes had gone missing – thankfully temporarily –  from his home in Mallorca.  Now, to anyone […]

Learning to dance from YouTube
 
By Ross Welford
19 May 2015
 

Learning to dance from YouTube


So I figured that next time I go to Jerez I’ll have learned the Sevillanas the regional folk dance which to the untrained eye looks a bit like flamenco.  It’s the same way that the rumba and the cha-cha look similar if, like me, you’ve never done either.  Thing is, the bloke on the video above […]

It’s all signed!
 
By Ross Welford
12 May 2015
 

It’s all signed!


There’s no going back now.  This is me and my very smart agent Silvia Molteni of Peter Fraser Dunlop as I sign The Book Deal: two books, starting with Time Travelling With A Hamster, (Harper Collins, Spring 2016)

The Shock Of the Fall
 
By Ross Welford
12 May 2015
 

The Shock Of the Fall


I loved this and read it in about three sittings.  Nathan Filer manages brilliantly to capture the voice of a schizophrenic teenager, Matthew.  (Or at least, I imagine he does, not knowing any schizophrenic teenagers myself.)  I’m still wondering, though: did Matthew kill Simon, or was it a tragic accident for which Matthew feels unnecessary […]

Hello world!
 
By Ross Welford
18 Nov 2009
 

Hello world!


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