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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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Review – New Order at Jodrell Bank

NEW ORDER Jodrell Bank – I’ve loved New Order for what seems a lifetime – my big sister (a massive Joy Division fan) got myself and my siblings into good music young and her vinyl collection included all the New Order 12 inches and albums…. Over the years I’ve seen New Order perform at various […]

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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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