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
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!
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
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 […]
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