Melody Rousseau

Latest Articles from Melody

Asterix and the Secret of the Magic Potion
Entertainment

Film review: Asterix and the Secret of the Magic Potion

Whether you’ve been reading Asterix for five decades, or you’re a newbie – young or old – this gallic caper will please everyone.

Continue reading

Dr Maggie Aderin Pocock meets her puppet in The Clangers for the first time  © Jody Hartley
Entertainment

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock on aiming for the stars

The space scientist and Sky at Night presenter on why we should all have a crazy dream.

Continue reading

A scene from Studio Ponoc's Mary and The Witch's Flower
Entertainment

Film review: Mary and The Witch’s Flower

Fast-paced, thrilling and beautifully drawn, Mary and the Witch’s Flower will enthral children and adults alike.

Continue reading

Entertainment

John Walker of the Walker Brothers

They weren't brothers, and they weren't even called Walker, but the Walker Brothers were a huge part of the soundtrack to the Sixties.

Continue reading

Senior man giving wife a piggyback
Relationships

What women fancy in older men

Find out what women like - and don't like - about older men.

Continue reading

Mature man sitting on a bench smiling
Relationships

What women want from men

What do women find attractive in older men? We asked two women for their dos and don'ts

Continue reading

Senior man pushing mature lady in wheelbarrow
Relationships

What men fancy about older women

Pastels, perms and pearls? Not if these boomer men have anything to do with it

Continue reading

Grandmother with grandchild
Relationships

Activities to do with your grandchildren

Janet Ellis shares her top tips for super days with the grandchildren.

Continue reading

Woman holding peat free compost in her hands
Home & Garden

For peat's sake

Peat is a popular ingredient in commercially produced compost, but British bogs are at an all time low, depleting far faster than they can replenish themselves. So what are the alternatives?

Continue reading