Trauma - an excellent study of grief, but not so good as a thriller

Grief is a funny thing. Not literally, obviously, but it can affect different people in all sorts of different ways.

TV and Film
Sam Morsy's booking against Blackpool means he will miss the FA Cup clash with Manchester City

The 12th Man Column: Only a blip, but Latics must get out of it now

Our 12th Man panel have their say on all things Wigan Athletic

One of these two ex-Wigan players made Phil's 'Wigan XIII of Aussies'

Talking RL: A Wigan-Aussie XIII ‘dream-team’

It was a nice touch by Wigan to honour their former Australian players at a ‘Legends night’ week.

It got knocked down but it got put up again

Bollards to the lot of you

This week a lump of  Lancashire-based granite known, via Twitter notoriety, as the Fishergate Bollard was nominated for  a ‘smile award’ for its unique take on life as an inanimate object - with a habit of getting knocked down and then getting up again.
The Liam Farrell Column: A legend of a trip

The Liam Farrell Column: A legend of a trip

It was great to catch-up with some old faces at our Legends Night in Sydney.

Sean O'Loughlin playing against Hull FC

The 18th man column: ‘Why I can’t support Leeds in World Club’

Our 18th man columnists discuss the historic Hull game, their favourite Aussies at Wigan – and who they will support in the World Club Challenge...

Wigan Warriors
Bananas can be a healthy addition to your pancakes

Give yourself a boost with pancakes

Our fitness expert, The Colonel, look at a tasty diet option to help give you a lift...

Shaun Evans and Roger Allam star in Endeavour

Endeavour - a lesson from history

After the President’s Club, and grid girls, and Harvey Weinstein, and equal pay at the BBC, it seems there is anational debate under way about male privilege, the abuse of power and the rights of women.

TV and Film
S'not on

The politics of snot

You know those days. When you wake with your head in a fog so reminiscent of pea-soup, everything is green and lumpy.

Blake Green

Liam Farrell: My top five Australians to play for Wigan Warriors

Our Wigan Today columnist Liam Farrell picks out the five greatest Australians he has seen at Wigan...

Ore Oduba and Julia Bradbury counted down Britain's Favourite Walks

Britain's Favourite Walks - The long walk to boredom

Mark Twain apparently once said that “golf is a good walk spoiled.”
TV and Film
Liam Farrell will write a column for the Wigan Post this year

The Liam Farrell column: ‘Greg Bird could be Man of Steel contender’

In the first of his exclusive columns for 2018, Liam Farrell picks out a key player at each of Wigan’s Super League rivals...

Wigan Warriors
Let's cut the.. office language

Let's axe the drivel (with top 10 list)

I’m holding my hand up - I’m guilty too.
Sean O'Loughlin will be hoping to lift Wigan back into the top-four

Talking RL: Uncertainty over Super League future casts a shadow over season launch

It’s snowing in Yorkshire – a clear sign it’s time for another ‘summer’ Super League season!

Fasting is thought to offer fat-burning benefits

Diet trends - a simple guide to intermittent fasting

Our fitness expert, The Colonel, takes a look at one of the latest weight-loss trends...

Aasma Day

Congratulations! Oops ... you're not pregnant ...

There’s nothing quite like a pregnant pause... and there’s nothing as awkward as the pregnant pause you get when you congratulate a woman on her impending arrival – when she’s not actually pregnant.
The cast of this week's episode of Inside No.9. From left, Reece Shearsmith, Miranda Hennessy, Nicola Walker and Steve Pemberton

Inside No.9 - The best way to spend 30 minutes

Thirty minutes isn’t a very long time, when you think about it. It’s less than a half of football. Barely a third of most modern films. You could probably just about manage to walk a mile in half an hour.

TV and Film
Tough Mudder event

I'm saying yes to everything

My January pledge to say yes to everything and not be such a scaredy cat is reaping awards.


Life is faster than a cannonball

It’s a creeping thing. Age.

Black beans are a great source of protein

Become a lean, mean protein machine with a plant-based diet

Our fitness expert, The Colonel, gives his tips on a top plat-based diet to help boost your fitness

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