It started with, "Hello... I'm your Mummy," and ended in one of TV's most celebrated marriages. But behind the scenes, the road for Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan has been a hard one, from their heartbreaking struggle to be together to the health issues that would plague Judy in later life. They first met in 1982 when Richard joined Granada to present alongside Tony Wilson and Judy, who at eight years his senior was the more experienced journalist. “I remember the first time I saw him. He walked into the newsroom and I was sitting at my desk at the other end," Judy was recalled of their fateful first meeting. “I remember exactly what he was wearing: a pale blue linen suit. I thought he looked nice. Tall, handsome and all that but I thought the suit was a bit flash. Then, because he was a newbie, I was assigned the job of looking after him," she told The Mirror. Their very first exchange has become the stuff of legends. “I was sitting at my desk when this hand … [Read more...] about Richard and Judy’s scandalous marriage in their own heartbreaking words…
Couples who sleep in separate beds
Dust is a persistent nuisance that aggravates numerous health conditions in sufferers; from allergies to life-threatening breathing problems. But residents of this south Essex town have been left in despair by the particularly high levels of dust invading their home. Pensioners, mothers and families have all come forward, detailing how children have been taken to hospital with breathing problems and how they fear the dust will kill them, Essex Live reports . Tilbury Town can be found at the bottom of the county, right by the River Thames and next to the Port of Tilbury, also known as Tilbury Docks. The dock town is busy and has been well populated for decades, with the housing growing around the port. However, in recent years, residents have complained of a dark, finely-milled substance, imitating dust, which is causing havoc on their lives. From continuous cleaning to children being diagnosed with asthma, they feel uncertain of the future. Daughter of millionaire toy tycoon, 15, … [Read more...] about Is this Essex town the dustiest place in the Britain?
SAM Faiers and her boyfriend Paul Knightley are still separate beds eight months after welcoming their daughter, and plan to co-sleep with their kids for another three years. The mum-of-two, 27, gave birth to her youngest Rosie back in November - and shares a bed with the eight-month-old tot. Sam moved out of the room she shared with property developer Paul and their two-year-old son, who's also called Paul,when she was pregnant with Rosie. Speaking to Fabulous Online, she revealed: "Paul sleeps with Big Paul, and Rosie sleeps with me. But it works, we’re all getting sleep. "When I was heavily pregnant with Rosie, I started getting really uncomfortable and going for a wee at night. "I was disturbing Big Paul and Little Paul, so I thought I’d go into my own bed. "Then when I had Rosie I was so comfortable in that bed that it just continued that way. She’s still in there with me. "I can’t imagine not having one of them in the bed with me now. It’s gone on … [Read more...] about Sam Faiers and boyfriend Paul Knightley are STILL in separate beds eight months after having a second child… and she says they’ll continue co-sleeping until the kids start school
VANESSA Feltz has revealed she sleeps in a separate bed from her fiance for five nights a week - but he has "visiting rights, anytime." Vanessa, who's been dating musician Ben Ofoedu for 12 years said it adds to the "mystique," on Loose Women today. Vanessa who at 56, is just over ten years older than Ben, 45, also confessed she has never let the Phats and Small frontman see her without her make-up on. The journalist and TV presenter said she got the advice from her mother including not shaving your legs in front of your partner saying it keeps things "saucy" and "mysterious", adding: "Don't do intimate stuff on display." Ben had no complaints about the sleeping arrangements. When Janet Street Porter suggested it was like a "sex prison", he replied: "Yes. You can call it that- but it works." He beamed: "I have visiting rights - anytime. I think it's kept it fresh and sexy." The couple were guests on the show after they were discussing having separate front rooms for couples during … [Read more...] about Vanessa Feltz reveals she only sleeps in the same room as fiance Ben Ofoedu twice a week
FROM unbearable snoring to clashing work schedules, there are all sorts of reasons why couples choose to sleep in separate rooms. But one woman has revealed she never shares a bed with her fella – because she’d rather sleep with the cat. Holly Brockwell, 32, and boyfriend Zack Fox, 26, have lived together for just over two years, having got together in January 2016. The couple moved from a one-bed into a two-bedroom flat in Stratford, London, six months ago. But within a few weeks, Holly had retreated into the spare room to nurture her new long-haired black kitten, Mawri. Holly, a blogger, said: “Before she arrived, Zack drew a hard line, banning the kitten from the bedroom, saying he wanted one room which wasn’t covered in cat hair. “But as soon as we got her home I was besotted and knew I had to have her with me. She was so cute and so tiny, so I told Zack I’d sleep in the spare room until she was bigger and less clingy. “Zack wasn’t … [Read more...] about Girlfriend reveals she never sleeps in the same bed as her boyfriend – because she’d rather sleep with the cat