Competition: Living Social Fundraising for Red Nose Day

    Different type of blog post today as I’m getting slightly philanthropic on yo asses.   I’ve worked with LivingSocial before, (the daily deals site,) and they’re a great bunch of people.  This year, they are partnering with Comic Relief to raise money for Red Nose Day and so I thought I’d write about […]

Competition: Andy Bates Cook Book

  One of my (many) guilty pleasures is watching the Food Network Channel.  Late at night.  Whilst eating white chocolate in bed.   Living the dream people.  Living the dream.   Anyway, there’s a new cook book that’s coming out that I’m way too excited about.  (Yes, I should get out more,)  I’m a real […]

Competition: Win £50 Wilkinsons Voucher

I don’t run competitions very often because I believe that they’re only worth doing when the prize is a a good one … and I think this one is.  After all, who wouldn’t want to win a £50 Wilkinsons voucher?!   Exactly.   So, I’ll keep it brief.  Wilkinsons have a great White & Bamboo […]

Easyjet Blogger Trip to Barcelona – Part 4 (The W Hotel)

The W Hotel, Barcelona Whenever I go away which, granted, has been fairly infrequent in the last … ooh, six years, I always end up staying in a middle of the road hotel.  A 3* … 4* for a really special occasion.   I might … might … even plump for, wait for it, breakfast too. […]

Easyjet Blogger Trip to Barcelona – Part 3 (The Olympic Stadium)

Travelling to an Olympic stadium with Sally Gunnell (we’re BFF’s don’tcha know,) is one of those really surreal moments in life.  You know you’re there, you know you’re standing next to her, you know you’re looking down at the very race track that she won her Olympic gold medal on and yet .. it’s all […]

Easyjet Blogger Trip to Barcelona – Part 2 (Getting There)

So I made my way downstairs to the Press Conference and tried to look like I belonged with the other members of the press.  I clearly didn’t and I could see the fear in their eyes. (“This is a local Press Conference for local journalists.  You’re not … *gasp* … a BLOGGER are you?!”) Of […]

Easyjet Blogger Trip to Barcelona – Part 1

Sometimes, opportunities present themselves in the most unusual ways.  A few weeks ago a friend of mine tweeted details of a competition for bloggers being run by Easyjet.  It was to mark the inaugural flight from London Southend airport to Barcelona. To cut a long story thankfully short, I wrote a pitch to Easyjet that […]

Nissan Leaf Blogger’s Challenge

Remember those really annoying Facebook status updates and Tweets about some secret filming I was doing a few weeks ago? Annoying, weren’t they?! Well, I can now reveal exactly what it was all about! (You’ll be able to sleep at night now.) Nissan approached me a few weeks ago to see if I’d be interested […]

Easyjet Barcelona Blogger Trip – 1 Day to Go!

Today, I am mostly practicing for my trip to Barcelona tomorrow as part of the Easyjet Blogger Massive.  I’m in a coffee shop, drinking a latte (skinny – the latte, not me,) listening to music (Usher – and what??!) and people watching (far too many portly men in vests.) Anyway, I’m very excited about Monday.  […]

Easyjet Blogger Competition – UPDATE

For those of you who are on Twitter … you MAY have just seen me asking for votes for the above competition.  OK, nagging … but here’s why. I entered this competition a couple of days ago – thankfully, the deadline had been extended.  Result!  It was one of those competitions that was a spur […]