Archive | July, 2012

Collette Walsh BBC 5 Live: Why It’s Good to Talk…and Stop Text Messaging!

It’s good to talk…will be on BBC 5 Live later with Tony Livesey… just after midnight chatting about why text messages can never beat the art of conversation…‪ Collette Walsh – 5 Live

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Collette Walsh journalist – BBC Breakfast – Tackling the ‘Monday blues’ …

Up bright and early for two slots on BBC Breakfast this morning… on with the super-smart, top psychologist Professor Geoffrey Beattie – we were talking about tackling the Monday morning blues … which according to research are creeping into our Sundays too! Great chat and tips from Prof Beattie… will post the VT asap! Collette [...]

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Kick Off Time for the National Football Museum – Top Family Attraction Opens

After a lot of planning, months of collating of memorabilia and of course, the transformation of the Urbis building in Manchester, I am delighted that the National Football Museum will open its doors to the public tomorrow. The presence of the museum right in the centre of the city of Manchester is a great choice. [...]

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Top Tips from Mike Little – Co-Founder of WordPress

Had the absolute pleasure and privilege today of brunch and several coffees with whizzkid (er, make that whizzMAN) that is Mike Little. Mike co-founded what is one of the world’s biggest web site creation tools – WordPress (indeed my own little blog centre here at www.collettewalsh.com is a WordPress site). Amazingly, he is not basking [...]

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The Stone Roses – Heaton Park… It Rocked!

When I was about 17 myself and a gang of mates from Loreto College (Manchester) borrowed a builder’s blue transit van and on 27 May 1990, made the ‘pilgrimage’ to Spike Island in Widnes, to see the Stone Roses. From the hilarious journey in the back of the van (much Malibu and pineapple and other [...]

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