Books: Call me star girl by Louise Beech – …

I’m a crime and psychological fiction-lover and a radio presenter – so how could I not read Louise Beech’s Call me star girl which combines…

Chats: You me and the big C Podcast’…

Sometimes, you meet someone who reminds you what is important in life – in my case You me and the big C podcast’s Steve Bland.…

Join us on a cosy fireside stay at …

On reflection, setting off to drive to St Mary’s Inn in Northumberland across the wet, wild and perilously steep and winding roads of the Pennines…

Theatre review: SIX the musical at The Lowry, …

If you haven’t heard of SIX the musical, then you probably don’t have a drama-queen in your household. The pop-inspired musical that is disrupting the…

Portugal: 5 relaxing beach-y things to do in Gale, …

I’ve just holidayed in the beautiful Algarve in Portugal where I stayed in the beach resort of Gale with its sandy beaches and drop-dead beautiful…

My new side-hustle | BBC Radio Lancashire

As suspected, my latest career move into radio at BBC Lancashire (Grin & Tonic with Nic and Gem, Sundays 4-6pm – blatant plug) has not…

Melanie Blake’s The Thunder Girls at The …

As women, we are all products of our experiences and the decisions we make along the way, but we have one thing in common –…