Tag Archives | Manchester

National Wedding Show 2014 – Manchester – 15-16 March

Hiya, I will be at The National Wedding Show next weekend, so if you’re planning on getting hitched, know someone who is or just fancy the fun of the confetti, wedding gowns and fizz… come along! This weekend’s show at Manchester Central is set to be really special with some excellent brands and wedding specialists [...]

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Collette Walsh – Travel Book Club on Freeview now too..

Hi all Sky 284 and now Freeview too are still showing the Travel Book Club – so tune in and catch up on our top travel books of the last year with my panel of really lovely guest reviewers. http://www.holidayandcruisechannel.co.uk/the-travel-book-club.html cheers x Collette Walsh

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30 Day Bikram Yoga Challenge at Manchester Bikram Yoga

So, the new year is here and to ‘celebrate’ I’ve signed up to a 30-day Bikram yoga challenge at my local Bikram yoga studio – Manchester Bikram Yoga. Well, I’m pleased to report that 14 days in, so far so good. The half-way point is typically the hardest bit and I’ve got to admit that [...]

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BBC Breakfast – Politicians’ Christmas Cards – Collette Walsh

Collette Walsh, 8 December 2013: I was up super bright and early this morning to do two slots on BBC Breakfast. We were chatting about PM David Cameron’s choice of official Christmas card – something that has become an annual topic of discussion among the press, public and of course politicians themselves. The choice of [...]

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Vogue Fashion Night Out – Manchester

The Manchester Vogue Fashion Night Out (FNO) was a resounding success and it was great fun to be back home in Manchester to see so many old (I mean stylish) faces. Manchester itself looked so glamorous – especially the fantastic The Avenue shopping esplanade in Spinningfiels. Here you can shop for designer goodies AND hop [...]

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Review: Terry Christian – Naked Confessions of a Recovering Catholic

Jesus, Mary and ….Terry Christian the stand-up? Terry Christian isn’t the first person I would think of when it comes to being a natural stand-up comic. The Manchester-born broadcaster and presenter is more famed for his ‘motor mouth’ reputation as the former presenter of cult Channel Four youth show, The Word and for almost pipping [...]

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Well done Debbie Pyrah super slimmer & inspiration

Update: Since writing this post Debbie has lost even MORE weight and her story is in today’s Sun newspaper click here Blog: My job means I get to meet and interview some truly remarkable and amazing people. One of them is super-slimmer Debbie Pyrah, who I met some months ago and whose story – her [...]

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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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