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Collette Walsh on BBC 1 – BBC Breakfast – Smartphone Etiquette

I was on the BBC Breakfast red sofa yesterday morning debating a story that has got the whole nation up in arms. It’s the story about the Sainsbury’s check-out woman who told a customer to finish her call; or she wouldn’t continue serving her. See more here. Collette Walsh on BBC Breakfast – link to […]

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Evolution Festival Newcastle – On My Way….

I will be heading up to Newcastle tomorrow for the urban music festival – Evolution – over Sunday and the Bank Holiday Monday. Here’s a little preview I did for the festival which appears in full here in Huffington Post, which I am really looking forward to. I went to university in Newcastle and it […]

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Collette Walsh -Travel Book Club (8) – A Dip in the Ocean – Sarah Outen

Collette Walsh and her team review another top travel read. This week’s book is a fantastic read (the whole panel loved it!) – A Dip in the Ocean by Sarah Outen. Week beginning 20 March 2013 – broadcast times: Monday at 9pm – Repeated: Tuesday at 10am, Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2:30pm, Sunday at […]

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Travel Book Club (4) – You Are Awful But I Like You by Tim Moore

Hi there – this week’s book for the Travel Book Club is Tim Moore’s You Are Awful (But I Like You): Travels Through Unloved Britain Week beginning 22 April 2013 – broadcast times: Monday at 9pm – Repeated: Tuesday at 10am, Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2:30pm, Sunday at 8pm Travel Book Club on Sky […]

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BBC 5 Live: George Osbourne – Boys Don’t Cry?

I was on BBC 5 Live this week (Thurs) chatting with Tony Livesey and the life coach Jeremy Milnes about men crying and crying in general. It was hooked onto the news story that MP George Osbourne (the Chancellor) sobbed through most of the funeral of the late Lady Margaret Thatcher. You can listen here […]

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Woman’s Hour – BBC Radio 4 – Can I Survive Without My Smartphone?

Here is the link to the chat we did on Woman’s Hour on being addicted to our Smartphones and the concept of FOMO…yikes, guilty m’lud!! Collette on Radio 4 – Woman’s Hour with Jenny Murray recently here Here’s a quick clip and the full interview will be on my Audioboo page asap – I’ve finally […]

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BBC Ulster: Fur is Back? Why Fake is the Fashionable, Kinder Choice

I have NEVER cared for real fur. One of the very first feature articles I wrote as a cub reporter in Manchester was in fact heartfelt opinion piece on why fur is such a cruel purchase – totally unethical in a world where faux is fab, kinder and much more practical. On Thursday morning I […]

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BBC 5 Live: Viva Forever! The Spice Girls’ Musical

It’s been a super-busy news week but certainly the opening of the Spice Girls’ musical – Viva Forever – has been the big entertainment story of the week. I was on BBC 5 Live (Tuesday 11 December) chatting about just how culturally significant this band of five feisty girls were. Be under no illusions, while […]

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