Autobiography deal inked with squash world champion

During February, I spent several days in Lancashire with Laura Massaro, Britain’s former world No 1 and world squash champion.

Having signed a book deal with Laura to tell her story, with a working title of ‘All In’ and publication date tba, lockdown was well timed with the live sporting landscape obliterated to finish the manuscript. Laura has a fine women in sport tale to tell of her rise to the top and her off court pursuits to be the best on it.

The book will be my fourth on squash.

Best films on journalism

Herewith a list on the best films and books I’ve seen and read on the subject.

Spotlight (2015)
How Boston Globe’s investigation team exposed the Boston Catholic Church sex abuse scandal. It’s uncomplicated feel is a marvel and the fact there is no lead actor as such, is one of countless reasons why this film works. The scene at the end as both editor and reporter enter a room full of ringing phones is simply hair-raising. Spellbinding.

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