Archive | August, 2012

Well-being: The Fascinating Practice of ‘Faster EFT’

As many readers are aware, I have a fascination with psychology, human nature and what triggers our behaviours and patterns – especially the ones that do not serve us well. I am very familiar with EFT or the ‘tapping’ technique that helps individuals break bad habits and thought patterns. However, the other evening I was […]

Read full story ·

Collette Walsh BBC Breakfast – Is Being Posh An Advantage?

Collette Walsh BBC Breakfast Diana Mathers has very kindly passed on this VT from last week’s chat on BBC Breakfast… this is the 7.50 am interiew – the 8.45am interview is also on my site too (I think it’s a bit better! We’d had a cuppa by then…)

Read full story ·

Brief Encounter – Fun at Menswear Fashion Show – Selfridges Manchester

Lots of fun earlier this week (Thursday) over at Selfridges (Exchange Square, Manchester) at a fashion show celebrating men’s swim and under-wear! A lot of my female friends were slightly envious of my invite understandably… particularly because all of the 15 male models from Boss Model Management Manchester remained in their undies for the duration […]

Read full story ·

Collette Walsh – BBC 5 Live: Has The X Factor Had Its Day?

Lots of lovely feedback from 5 Live (late night show on Sunday) regarding The X Factor. I have always championed the crop of talent and reality TV shows that have proved hugely popular during recent years, but even I was bored watching X Factor on Saturday. The format seemed so tired and the judging panel […]

Read full story ·

BBC Breakfast – VT – Benedict Cumberbatch and ‘Posh Bashing’

Here’s this morning’s VT from BBC Breakfast – myself and the lovely Diana Mathers, etiquette expert and CEO at English Manners, had a great debate! Just to reiterate, I consider Benedict an excellent actor – however, his comments were not especially well-judged. Am sure he will continue to be a HUGE success and that he […]

Read full story ·

Benedict Cumberbatch – Pity the Poor ‘Posh Boy’

I don’t know about you but I am not really feeling Benedict Cumberbatch’s pain at being rich and posh … and finding Downtown Abbey so common… How very dare he! Luckily Benedict’s loaded, well-connected and posh enough to head to LA….. click here for the full story. However, I do think its a bit ‘rich’ […]

Read full story ·

Olympics Closing Ceremony Concert – A Symphony of the Greatest in British Music!

BT Live – Closing Ceremony Concert (12 August 2012) Could the Olympics 2012 get any better?? After what has been a fantastic festival of sport and all-round good-spiritedness… I now learn that after what was a superb Opening Ceremony (seriously, how amazing!!) that the Closing Ceremony promises to be a spectacular celebration of British creativity […]

Read full story ·

HRH Morrissey – Who Art In Manchester… But Not The Olympics?

(This article was originally published on Huffington Post) One of the best bits of last week’s Olympics opening ceremony was the homage to Britain’s musical heritage. The medley included, among a whole array of musical greats, the Beatles, the Sex Pistols, T-Rex, Bowie and quite rightly, some electro synth-pop too – OMD and New Order. […]

Read full story ·