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Collette Walsh – Travel Book Club (10) Call of the White – Felicity Aston

This week’s book on the Travel Book Club is Call of the White by adventurer Felicity Aston. Week beginning 3 June 2013 – broadcast times: Monday at 9pm. Repeated: Tuesday at 10am, Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2:30pm, Sunday at 8pm Watch on Sky 284 – Holiday and Cruise Channel see the You Tube video […]

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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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Travel Book Club – Airs Tonight 9pm – Sky 284

Just a quick blog to update readers on The Travel Book Club. The first show airs tonight at 9pm and is repeated in the week: Monday 1 April (April Fool’s Day!) at 9pm – Repeated: Tuesday at 10am Friday at 7:30pm Saturday at 2:30pm Sunday at 8pm Tonight (and repeated in the week) we are […]

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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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Collette Walsh – TV Presenter – The Travel Book Club on Sky 284

This week I am busily genning up on a host of great travel books. Sometimes I have to pinch myself at how much fun my job is! Yep, starting next Thursday I will be recording a series for Sky 284 (Holiday and Cruise Channel) called The Travel Book Club. It combines two of my main […]

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Travel: Vila Joya – Albufeira, Portugal

(Thanks to VisitPortugal for highlighting this review. http://www.visitportugal.com ) DURING my travels I try to take in as many of the local talking points as possible – the places that those in the know go to but that are possibly not on a typical tourist trail list. I’ve been to Portugal (wow, what a beautiful […]

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