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BBC Breakfast – Collette Walsh reviews the return of Cold Feet

This morning I was on the red couch at BBC Breakast to chat about the return of ITV’s much loved comedy drama, Cold Feet. The first episode was broadcast last night at 9pm, and I have to say it did not disappoint. In fact, it was like an old friend (who you really liked!) coming […]

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Christmas dinner cooked by Jean-Christophe Novelli… for £20? Thanks Aldi!

Christmas dinner cooked by Jean-Christophe Novelli… for £20? I have to admit to being a bit of a food snob and like most foodies this includes my choice of supermarket as well as eateries. For years I’ve faithfully rocked up at my local Marks and Spencer in Prestwich, Manchester, to do my weekly shop as […]

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Bikram Yoga Manchester – Sport Relief Challenge

Wow, we did it! Yesterday, 38 of us yogis at Manchester Bikram Yoga completed 5 Bikram yoga classes (that’s 5 90-minute classes in 105 degree heat) in one day. It was a seriously tough challenge but also great fun and at points, really quite enjoyable – never thought I’d say that. However, it was initially […]

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World Book Day – Breakfast At Tiffany’s on Audible.co.uk

Audio book on Audible.co.uk – Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote and narrated by Michael C Hall. Today is World Book Day and to celebrate I have (for a change from reading) been listening (while I work and potter around the house) to the audio book of Truman Capote’s wonderful novella – Breakfast At Tiffany’s. […]

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Yoga Workshop with World Champ Joseph Encinia – Brighton Bikram Yoga

What a huge privilege it was to attend a posture workshop led by World Champion Yoga Asana Champion, Joseph Encinia (from New York). http://www.josephencinia.com/ Joseph was in the UK to do a tour of various Bikram Yoga studios and to treat those able to attend, to a posture workshop. I actually attend the Manchester Bikram […]

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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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Manchester Fringe Festival 2013 – Feisty, Affordable and Fun

(Note. This review was originally published on the Huffington Post UK – entertainment/culture channel- link to come.) MANCHESTER FRING FESTIVAL 2013 WATCH out Edinburgh… Manchester is quickly becoming the festival capital of theatre, comedy and performance. While the Manchester International Festival 2013 (MIF) has just come to another triumphant end (4-21 July), the independent fringe […]

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