Being open: an evening with Frankie Bridge

Before you read this blog any further, there's a music video I want you to watch. https://youtu.be/DgmoYgpMNX8 This video, from 2011, was by bestselling girl group The Saturdays, for their hit single 'My Heart Takes Over', filmed out in Iceland. To most people, it just seems like a standard pop video for a slower ballad … Continue reading Being open: an evening with Frankie Bridge

Spotlight: Walk & Talk 4 Men

Some of you who read my review of the BBC's excellent A Royal Team Talk: Tackling Mental Health a couple of weeks ago will recall my mentioning about a new walking group that's just been founded in my fair home county of Essex - and which I am a member of. It's called Walk & … Continue reading Spotlight: Walk & Talk 4 Men

Why ‘A Royal Team Talk’ is the most important TV show you’ll watch this year

BBC One devoted fifty minutes of its schedule on Sunday evening after the 10 O'Clock News to a programme featuring several well known footballers talking. Nothing new there, you would think. Except this time, it was of real importance, as they opened up a conversation that has long been needed in such a primetime slot. … Continue reading Why ‘A Royal Team Talk’ is the most important TV show you’ll watch this year