26th Jul 2017 Car Fest Chef Joe Hurd

A busy July and how prunes helped me

In 2010 the phone rang. It was the dad of my then boss at Campuslife, asking if I would...


12th Jul 2017 Becky Ives TV Presenter Cyclevox blog feature

My new favourite sport

As I sit down to write this, the sun is shining outside, Andy Murray is on the TV playing...


3rd Jul 2017 Jules Breach TV Presenter Wimbledon blog

Wimbledon

My favourite event in the sporting calendar starts today! Growing up as a tennis player, Wimbledon was always the...


27th Jun 2017 FullSizeRender

Family Holidays

It has been a while since I have been on holiday, but an even longer while since I went...


15th Jun 2017 Premier League Jules Breach TV Presenter

Premier League Countdown

So it’s been a grand total of 24 days since the last day of fixtures in the 2016-2017 Premier...


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The Press Gang

Alexander Johnston’s oil on canvas, The Press Gang, has fascinated me all my life.   Though it’s surrounded by...


5th Jun 2017 Portrait Pair

My first Self-Portrait

For those of you that read all of my blogs (you do, right?), you’ll know that I started painting...


15th May 2017 Jules Breach - TV Presenter - Wembley Blog - Pic 1

A Wembley weekend!

This weekend I may as well have slept on Wembley turf. As well as my live show on BT...


11th May 2017 Miles - Blog post

Amsterdam

Been a while since I blogged; I know that my blog fans are waiting on tender hooks for a...


5th May 2017 Joe Hurd TV PResenter Easter Blog.jpg-large

Easter in Italy

It”s 29 degrees, but from the crowd’s sartorial choices of puffa jackets, expensive Versace leather coats and high turtle...


26th Apr 2017 Jules Breach TV Presenter Brighton FC blog 3

Seagulls!

It’s been just over a week since one of the greatest days I’ve experienced, and probably will ever experience...


7th Apr 2017 Becky Ives - TV Presenter - Leicester City FC blog

Spring!

Some things genuinely excite me. The sun. The Radio. The Football. And new photos! Luckily for me ALL these...


24th Mar 2017 Deck

My Previous DJ Life.

In a previous life before a previous life I was a DJ.   I know. It’s not something that...


23rd Mar 2017 melanie-sykes-joe-hurd-italian-cooking-feature-image

“Like A Whirlwind in the Thorn tree…”

I went to a Catholic school back in Hull where R.E was compulsory. I never paid much attention –...


3rd Mar 2017 Frankie Vu TV Presenter Blog Lights Camera Action

Lights, Camera, Action!

…Or something like that!   Having worked in front of a camera for a number of years, it’s apparent...


24th Feb 2017 Tristan and Paul - Luisa v2

Perks: Part II

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; with my job there comes some quite simply lovely perks.  ...


6th Feb 2017 Becky Ives TV Presenter February blog post

February.

February. Absolutely one of best months of the year hands down. I’m a marketing teams’ dream as I love...


20th Jan 2017 Jules Breach - TV Presenter - Jan 2017 blog - Pic 3

Happy New Year!

Can’t believe I’ve sat down to do my first blog for the New Year and it’s already mid January! The...


9th Jan 2017 Paul Perfect Group Blog  san-blas-1 feature image

The Perfect Group.

What do you get if you cross an Alaskan tour guide, a German engineer, a Dutch salsa dancer, a...


20th Dec 2016 joe-hurd-tv-presenter-chaos-blog

Chaos.

If, like me, you are a single Northern fella, you will only ever find yourself in the stationery department...


9th Dec 2016 ian-roe-standing-up-tv-presenter-blog-2

IS THIS THE FUTURE?

All our lives, we wake up, we make a coffee, we go to work, we work, we come home,...


1st Dec 2016 joe-hurd-presenter-blog-tv-chef-aisle

Real Tools.

I am snaking through the home ware department of John Lewis. In my head the shoppers are the red...


29th Nov 2016 rockysteps

What’s on your Bucket List?

It’s one of those questions that gets thrown around more and more, and lets be honest we all have...


18th Nov 2016 1

#GetInFormation

“You’re pretty funny for a girl”. Every day woman around the world are praised for having characteristics unmatched to...


17th Nov 2016 joe-tristan

We. Are. Fam-i-ly.

It’s been a few months since my last blog, which to my delight has also meant that amongst the...


7th Nov 2016 joe-hurd-hygge-blog-feature-image

Hung Up On Hygge

The heating has broken. Low growls and burps are squeezing out of the old iron ribbed frame of the...


4th Nov 2016 wallpaper

A creative month

It’s been a creative month for me. Every now and again I get an urge to change something in...


3rd Nov 2016 ian-roe-poem-feature-image

A poem about Autumn

A poem about Autumn – by Sir Ian P Roe, 2016   Leaves stained gold, the sun sits old,...


14th Oct 2016 Jules Live Host Arsenal

Busy busy October!

So we’ve all swiftly waved goodbye to summer, and I’m loving being back in my boots for the already,...


12th Oct 2016 BFI London Film Festival Daniel Huttlestone

LONDON TOWN PREMIERE!

Last night was the UK premiere of London Town, starring our own Daniel Huttlestone, as part of the BFI...


28th Sep 2016 Jonny Nelson TV Choice Awards Presenter

It’s been a while…

Remember remember the 4th of November? Because that’s the last time I bothered to blog. Unbelievable Jeff. It’s remarkable...


19th Sep 2016 becky-ives-autumn-blog

Autumn

Oh Hi!   So it’s September 14th 2016, and I’m currently writing this in 30-degree heat! What. On. Earth?!...


1st Sep 2016 Ian Sept blog post - 5

September: “A European Summer”

Wait… I know what you’re thinking… “A European Summer? Eh? Pffffft. You have to be kidding me? Don’t you...


31st Aug 2016 August blog Jules Breach

August!

  Bye bye August… You weren’t around for long were you?! I don’t know about you, but those 31...


4th Aug 2016 Ian Roe - cycling blog pic 2

The world’s longest cycle. EVER!

A few weeks ago I did something both stupid and amazing. I said ‘yes’ to a MAHOOSIVE cycle, right...


29th Jul 2016 Latitude - Paul Weedon blog

Festival Season

I went back. 2016 was my second year on the bounce at Latitude Festival.   For those of you...


26th Jul 2016 Jules Breach - Blog 1 - Pic 2

My First Blog!

If you like football, tennis, food, cocktails, sunshine, laughing, and puns (really bad puns), then chances are, we’ll probably...


21st Jul 2016 Tristan Blog 3 Pic 1

Post Initiation: The Perks

In my last blog, I wrote about how I had just survived my initiation process with Red 24 Management,...


18th Jul 2016 Becky Ives Eco Marathon

When work and learning collide

It’s been another couple of busy months for me.   Heart Breakfast is going from strength to strength and...


7th Jul 2016 Aubergine - Joe blog

My Polpette Experience

Zia Rosaria’s kitchen is big and square. Even though it’s located on one of the sunniest points of continental...


5th Jul 2016 craig-david (Elena Blog)

Tune Tuesday

As I am continually dolling out blessings to all whom I come in contact with, I would like to...


10th Jun 2016 Saturday Kitchen logo

Meeting My Maker: A Final Plate of Beans

In 1986 Antonio Carluccios’ first book, “An Invitation to Italian Cooking” was released to the world; at around the...


7th Jun 2016 Bruce Springsteen blog

If I Should Fall Behind…Backstage

Bruce Springsteen has a telecaster wrapped round the middle of his body, his short muscular frame jutting out into...


26th May 2016 Tristan blog Part 2

I made it.

That’s right, I made it. I’m still here. I survived.   I’m sure you all recall my first blog...


23rd May 2016 Paul - Dress alike

Trendsetter

It keeps happening. I keep dressing like someone in the office. It’s as if I’m trying to fit in...


13th May 2016 Ian NYC #7

New York Bucket List

Like with every destination I travel to, I make myself a list. A bucket list. A wish list. A...


11th May 2016 Japan flag - Frankie blog

TEN THINGS I’VE LEARNT ABOUT JAPAN

As I have been frantically trying to tell every man, woman and child over the past week or so,...


9th May 2016 annie feature image (Miles blog)

SARAH HUTTLESTONE IN ANNIE

On Saturday, we had the pleasure of watching our own Sarah Huttlestone take to the stage in the UK...


29th Apr 2016 Lucas

Blog-life

Hey guys, it’s been a while since I last blogged, but with very good reason. We have been beyond...


22nd Apr 2016 bleacher-report-logo (pic 1)

What a difference 8 weeks makes…

Oh, Hi April! Where did you come from? I mean, you’re here a little bit quicker than I had...


12th Apr 2016 Paul - Musical Com Awards (Feature)

The 8th Musical Comedy Awards – The Winner is…

The Musical Comedy Awards recently celebrated its 8th year and is a competition that I’ve been personally following since...


8th Apr 2016 Swedish Flag (Ian blog)

Swedes. Not just a vegetable. Pork too.

I recently took a cheeky little trip to Sweden, Stockholm to be precise. Have you ever been? Yes? Well,...


17th Mar 2016 Joe Hurd Diet blog (pic 1)

Dieting 101: Back to basics

When I was a kid, my Mum took me to see the musical of the life of the great...


25th Feb 2016 Paul bday blog (pic 3)

What do you buy a man for his Birthday?

It’s always a tricky one, guys are hard to buy for, and it’s even more difficult when it’s a...


15th Feb 2016 Becky blog 2016 (pic 1)

Practice makes perfect

2016 has well and truly begun. I absolutely love the start of a New Year. It’s a chance to...


10th Feb 2016 Frankie V day blog pic 1

We can all be happy on Valentine’s Day

As much as some of us might try to ignore it, Valentine’s Day is seemingly being shoved right into...


5th Feb 2016 Tristan blog pic 1

My first blog

  Hello! My name’s Tristan and as of this week, I am the latest addition to the Red 24...


3rd Feb 2016 Joe Hurd - Part 2 Ascent blog (pic 1)

Part II. We begin the Ascent.

Here’s some advice: If you’re going to climb a 4,200ft high mountain which is listed as “Sub Arctic” in...


2nd Feb 2016 Paul Weedon Rwanda Blog (Pic 2)

Rwanda. Land Of A Thousand Hills.

When most people think of Rwanda they think of genocide. The events of 1994 were horrific as nearly one...


21st Jan 2016 2 Guys 1 State

The Inspiration Of #TheIanRoeShow

A few days ago, I woke up, bleary eyed to a wonderful email. Take a look at this…  ...


15th Jan 2016 Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis. Part I. Heartbreak Hostel.

I am going to go out on a limb here, but I reckon that Hillary, Shackleton or Captain Scott...


18th Dec 2015 Winter Berlin

A Winter Escape To Berlin

This was a holiday of many firsts. My first ever trip to Berlin, my first ever curry wurst, and...


8th Dec 2015 Ian Roe - The Update

IAN ROE – THE UPDATE

Hiiiiiii Internet/World/Ian Roe blog readers, I thought I’d update you a little on my life at present, y’know… Keeping...


7th Dec 2015 So how was the wedding?

SO, HOW WAS THE WEDDING?

“How was the wedding?” It’s the opening line from everyone I see at the moment, who wasn’t actually there...


4th Dec 2015 Joe HurdCooking

Joe Hurd – Blue Collar Cook

“Oh – you are a chef?!” “No, I’m a cook” “Oh wow, that’s so cool, what’s your favourite meal?”...


3rd Dec 2015 Becky Ives Xmas Tree

Becky’s Christmas Cheer

Christmas is HERE!!!! Yay! Oh wait, what? Still 3 weeks to go?? Well, in my world it feels like...


19th Nov 2015 Movie Miles Month Selection Trailers Red24

MILES’ MONTHLY MOVIES

Hi all, I thought I’d share some more films I’m excited to see over the next few months; if...


10th Nov 2015 Elena's Grandparents Blog

101 GRANDPARENTS

With the release of the new John Lewis advert, a particular topic has come to the forefront of our...


6th Nov 2015 Joe Hurd Fireworks Blog

OL’FASHIONED BONFIRE EVE

Silence hung heavy in the cold November air.  A dense layer of acrid smoke snaked its way through the...


4th Nov 2015 Jonny Nelson - The Intern Blog

You Talkin’ to Me? (Yes!)

So! There I was, minding my own business when life threw me a bone – A Robert DeNiro shaped...


30th Oct 2015 Ian Roe - California - Road Trip

ROAD TRIIIIIP!

Three shades darker, one stone heavier and ten times happier – I return from the wonderful realms of California....


22nd Oct 2015 Stag Main Photo

The Stag

Stag celebrations are a weird one to get right. I’ve been on so many over the years, which means...


14th Oct 2015 Manchester United Frankie News

Living the dream, at the theatre of dreams!

It’s been a hectic few months at Frankie Vu HQ, and I’ve been loving every minute! I’ve been lucky...


8th Oct 2015 Mar 11: Layla hosts at Chelsea FC

The Queen of the Power Nap

Sitting down to write this blog is actually forcing me to stop, take a minute and breathe. Sometimes I...


6th Oct 2015 Oscars

Upcoming Films

Hi everyone, With the industry gearing up for Oscars season, some of the years most anticipated films are finally...


24th Sep 2015 Elena clothes 1

#LFW

In celebration of London fashion week, I thought I would share with everyone my fashion highlights. As a child...


22nd Sep 2015 California 2

California Dreaming

This week, something big is happening. Imagine this…     Then combine it with a bit of this (yep, that’s...


10th Sep 2015 FYI Daily news

F-Y-EYES

Another picture-heavy blog for your enjoyment. So let me take you through the last month…. Firstly there’s been a lot...


8th Sep 2015 Welling 1

The Joys of the National League

As a dedicated and ardent Tranmere Rovers fan I am used to going to decent grounds for my away...


27th Aug 2015 Becky summer blog

Summer of Challenges

The last few weeks have been mad, crazy and beyond anything, so much fun. For a start it’s Summer,...


6th Aug 2015 Ian Roe summer of music blog

A ‘SOUND’ END TO THE SUMMER

I’m just going to go ahead and say it – summer is coming to an end. It’s not about...


28th Jul 2015 Jul 13: Jonny watches Styles stumble

5ACCESS

This last month was an interesting one at work, taking over at 5ACCESS for a while. For those of...


23rd Jul 2015 Jul 23:15 Paul - Latitude (3)

Latitude

I do love a festival. Every year it’s compulsory for me to sit in a far flung field for...


16th Jul 2015 Jul 16:15 Ian - My Sweet Idea

My Sweet Idea

Something phenomenal struck me the other day. It came in the form, of an ‘idea’. *light bulb ping sound...


14th Jul 2015 Jul 14:15 Miles - Wimbledon 2015 (1)

Wimbledon

  So as was the case last year and the year before, all you lucky people get to hear...


9th Jul 2015 Jul 09:15 Frankie - Moving House = Stress (1)

MOVING HOUSE = STRESS

Some things in life can always be guaranteed. And just like the inevitable rising and setting of the sun,...


3rd Jul 2015 Jul 03:15 Elena - Death of a Butterfly

Death of a Butterfly

Yesterday a beautiful butterfly died in my metaphorical arms. Technically it was in the palm of my hand, but...


26th Jun 2015 Jun 26:15 Ian - How to Get Away with Murder (3)

HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER

Okay, perhaps not murder, but have you ever thought about committing a serious crime? Perhaps stealing a strawberry lance...


18th Jun 2015 Jun 18:15 Becky :- Summer is Almost Here (1)

Summer is Almost Here

When I was a child I used to think a day lasted forever, a month lasted a lifetime and...


2nd Jun 2015 Jun 02:15 Paul - Menu Tasting (1)

Menu Tasting

In a little over 5 months I get married. I can’t believe how quickly it is actually coming around....


28th May 2015 Taking New York

Moving is Hard

I’m sorry, I’m so very very sorry. I’ve not blogged for months, in fact I’ve not done much of...


21st May 2015 May 21:15 MIles - Busy Week for Dan Huttlestone (2)

Busy Week for Dan Huttlestone

Last week was a very busy week for our own Daniel Huttlestone. With INTO THE WOODS being released on...


19th May 2015 May 19:15 Frankie - Getting Creative with Stuff TV (1)

Getting Creative with Stuff TV

You will probably be more than well aware by now that I am a total and utter gadget geek....


12th May 2015 May 12:15 Ian - Hotel Room Swank (1)

Hotel Room Swank

… I wish I could say the same about my current appearance! So, I’ve been cast away to the...


7th May 2015 May 07:15 Becky - Hello

Hello

Right, well this is exciting! I haven’t actually really ever written a blog before, even though I have often...


27th Apr 2015 Apr 27:15 Paul - Getting My Painy On (1)

Getting My Paint On

The last 4 weeks have been as busy as I can remember. That’s not a complaint, far from it;...


23rd Apr 2015 Apr 23:15 George - Pensions

Pensions

Have you forgotten about your pension? Remember retirement creeps up on all of us eventually? Let me try and...


1st Apr 2015 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Here She Goes Again

On the 7th of May we get a vote. Albeit a vote marred by disillusion with our MPs, media...


25th Mar 2015 Mar 16: Layla and Frankie meet Man United

Every Cloud

It appears there’s been a growing sense of unrest in recent weeks as I have been unusually quiet on...


3rd Mar 2015 Mar 03:15 Ian - Never Mind Mary Berry Bakes (1)

Never Mind Mary Berry Bakes…

… What about, Ian Roe Bakes? I am, of course, talking about my long lived hobby of baking. Yes....


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