Honesty is the best policy. Isn't it? Although I finally realised my true feelings for Alex and was ready to lay my cards on the table... then Binky revealed the reality of what happened. Gutting? Sure. Embarassing? Very, but I will always have my friend's interests at heart. If it makes the both of them happy, it makes me happy.
Hannah Barratt took on a big Adele song and pulled it out of the bag. Fantastic vocal performance from a young starlet, destined to be a big success in the industry.
Last of the auditions tonight and the final Arena performances. They must have sent my audition letter to the wrong address. Ryan Mathie got the sh...
It came to my attention that a new show, Meet The Russians, is launching on Fox in late September. Understandably, as a Russian living in London, I am horrified.
I experienced first-hand the impact of poverty during my own childhood when my father was made bankrupt and the bailiffs came calling, and I wouldn't wish that situation on any child. At the moment, we are in danger of creating a generation of children living in a vicious circle of hardship and disadvantage, growing up in communities reeling from the double hit of the recession and public sector cuts... I am pledging to give more at a time when need has never been higher, and I'm urging everyone else to do the same.
Starting your own business is a personal journey you take that makes you question who you are and what you are doing it for. We all question out decisions and tend to overthink our intentions, but I believe that if you follow these five mantras, you can achieve great things for you and your business.
Deano, Deano, Deano, oh sorry, you caught me daydreaming about singing at Wembley Arena. Right, back to audition show Four. White van driver Shelley Smith was up first, good start, not my cup of tea, but I can't knock the vocal ability and the energy. An audience pleaser. See you at bootcamp.
Well done to the producers for giving us a fantastic opening weekend of the X Factor. It was entertaining, the judges were fun and most of all the talent was smoking. Oh, and not bad ratings either. So after last week's immense talent, whose up first...
For those of you unfamiliar with the name Luisa Zissman, you are unfamiliar with the current British celebrity hierarchy. Zissman has entered the party with immediate B/C list status. Her role as runner up on The Apprentice has effectively launched her 'it' girl status. Hardly a day passes without an update on her life by the British tabloids. And I for one- am pleased.
Ever tried to keep a Channel 4 20-part double commission afloat without offending everyone or killing multiple businesswoman and mum of four Sarah Beeny? Well, it's proving more and more difficult by the day. Right now we are filming, editing and transmitting Double Your House for Half the Money...
Once you throw beauty, confidence and being self-assured into the mix, women almost have no hope for sympathy. And it is something that continues to exasperate and frustrate the hell out of me. It baffles me how women in particular sided with Daley and painted Hazel as some kind of scarlet woman.
During our ridiculous and silly three months on the road filming; we managed to convince people that the government had brought in guide pigs for the blind due to a shortage of dogs; that amputees in third world countries were being forced to have monkey arms sewn on; that dwarves run around punching cupcakes...
The first episode of Series 11 of Dragons' Den aired on Sunday and I have to admit that I was at the edge of my seat watching the start. It was that mix of excitement and nervousness, wondering how I'd be perceived as one of the newest Dragons.
Havers is famous for caddish roles on TV and seemed delighted to make the link with his own great-great-grandfather at the expense of historical fact: "He just couldn't resist it," he states, "bit of a cad really, I've been playing those sort of parts for years."
Intelligence is a funny thing, isn't it? After re-watching the whole four series of Cougar Town in one weekend, it dawned on me that I'm not as clever as I'd like to be. Nor am I as inclined to learn about 'intellectual' things as I'd like.
For the first time this series, I'm genuinely gutted with this week's eviction outcome. Another twist that took place last week has essentially backfired again, leading to the eviction of the alpha-male in the house.