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Tom Ambrose

Tom Ambrose

Tom read history at Trinity College Dublin and gained a postgraduate degree at University College, London. Initially working in advertising, Tom switched to producing and directing television documentaries before becoming a full-time writer. His widely acclaimed first book Hitler’s Loss: What Britain and America Gained from Europe’s Cultural Exiles (2001) was followed in 2005 by ...

Tom Anderson

Tom Anderson

Tom Anderson is a successful competitive surfer and writes for several surfing magazines . His much praised first book Riding the Magic Carpet – A Surfer’s Odyssey to Finding the Perfect Wave (Summersdale, 2006) was followed by Chasing Dean – Surfing America’s Hurricane States (Summersdale, 2009) and in the following year Grey Skies, Green Waves ...

Helen Armitage

Helen Armitage

Helen Armitage is a writer and book editor with an MA in Screenwriting and Screen Research.   She has ghosted a number of books. Her lifelong interest in natural history led to her writing Lady of the Loch – The Incredible Story of Britain’s Oldest Osprey (Constable, 2011) In 2014,  under the name of Sammy Looker,  ...

David Ashford

David Ashford

David Ashford is Managing Director of Bristol Spaceplanes Limited, an innovative small company developing the Ascender spaceplane. He graduated from Imperial College in aeronautical engineering and spent one year at Princeton doing post-graduate research on rocket motors. His first job was with the Hawker Siddeley Aviation spaceplane design team, working on spaceplanes among other projects. ...