Archive | July, 2011

Domestic bliss..?

Am on BBC 5 Live later…. with the one and only John McCririck. We are debating housework, following a report that men are now doing more house chores than ever. Sounds good doesn’t it – all these men with their Marigolds on and pegs in their mouths, hanging out their smalls with dedication and pride! […]

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Collette Walsh BBC 5 Live – Amy Winehouse – Tragic Death of Troubled Star

Collette Walsh on BBC 5 Live: I will be on BBC 5 Live tonight about 11.30pm talking about Amy Winehouse who died today aged only 27. She was a real diamond as female singers go and, sadly, like many who posess a rare talent, she was consumed by addiction problems and mental health issues. RIP […]

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Kapow! Batman Live World Premiere Packs a Punch

It’s a tricky job keeping children amused at the best of times and now that the summer holidays have started, filling the next six weeks with interesting and entertaining activities is a challenge faced by parents all over the country. Fortunately, Batman Live will be touring the whole of the UK and Ireland (Dublin) this […]

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Collette Walsh – Kate Moss v Kate Middleton – Style v Stuffiness

This article was originally posted 3 July – published on www.huffingtonpost.co.uk click here to read: Collette Walsh So Kate Moss finally got hitched and not surprisingly the whole event oozed style and rock n roll in true supermodel proportions … and I don’t mean stick thin. Not a wedding ‘day’ for our Kate but a […]

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Phone Hacking, Brooks and Recalling Life on The Currant Bun

REBEKAH BROOKS has not been out of the news in the last week and her future at News International is looking shaky to say the least. For me, the recent revelations have brought back a lot of memories of my time working under Brooks and Coulson at The Sun. Over the years I’ve written for […]

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BBC 5 Live – Profile on Rebekah Brooks

I was on 5 Live last night with the lovely Tony Livesey discussing ‘who is the real Rebekah Brooks?’. It was a good chat and it inspired me today to look back on my own brief stint working for both Brooks and Coulson as a feature writer on The Sun in 1998/99. Read here: click

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Collette Walsh BBC Radio Manchester – Posh n Becks’ new arrival

Collette Walsh on BBC Manchester… I will be chatting with the lovely Becky Want on BBC Radio Manchester at about 4.45pm on the arrival of David and Victoria’s baby girl – Harper7. I am not a fan of the name at all – sounds like a cheap lager… tune in on 95.1FM

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Music Boxes – Manchester International Festival 2011 – Media City

One of the highlights of the Manchester International Festival is a special architectural and musical creation called Music Boxes. It’s a spellbinding mini city within a city – namely the impressive Media City in Salford, the new home of the BBC Children and a host of other top media-based companies. Specially created for children aged […]

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