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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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Alex Ferguson Retires – The End of an Era

I got a call this morning from BBC 5 Live – it hadn’t been confirmed but I was told it was VERY likely Manchester United were about to announce that Alex Ferguson is to retire at the end of this season. Initially, as I was asked to go on air and about talk about it […]

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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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Presenting the First Travel Book Club Show

We recorded the first four episodes of The Travel Book Club a few weeks ago and I am reliably informed that it will be airing early April. I have had a sneak preview of the first episode where myself and the panel review Bill Bryson’s Down Under. The discussion got quite animated (!) as these […]

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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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Collette Walsh Facebook Journalist Page…it’s up!

Collette Walsh Facebook Page: My techie pal Simon (who sorts this website out for me and answers many of your emails) has been getting me all ‘social-networked’ and thus, I now have a journalist’s page on Facebook. Click here It means I can update my FB page myself with any bits and bobs going on […]

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Collette Walsh BBC Manchester: Gordon Burns’ Sunday Review

Collette Walsh BBC Manchester: Gordon Burns’ Sunday Review: I’ll be up bright and early tomorrow (unusual for me on a Sunday – as I do love to chill with the papers!). I’ll be on BBC Manchester radio’s Gordon Burns’ show. We’ll be going through the Sunday papers and news. Hopefully I won’t be hobbling around […]

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Blogging – so what’s all that about then?

So, after several technical glitches and an obvious lack of expertise (just yet – the site is being tweaked daily!), I am finally blogging! I will link most of my entries to the www.HuffingtonPost.co.uk which has kindly invited me to be a blogger covering entertainment and comment from the north of England. I’ll continue to […]

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