Column: Wired

  Technology is supposed to make our lives simpler. But its impact upon my world is best represented by the drawers and cupboards stuffed with…

Column: Best job ever, she says indignantly..

I hope everyone is having a fab bank holiday weekend. I’m working away on this site to bring loads of improvements (hopefully). So I thought…

Column: Best job ever

News and sport reporter Adam at a cold football ground (still the best job ever) Pic by @jabberingjourno This week a survey grasped my attention,…

Too much of a good thing?

I just thought I’d share this as today it 400 years since Shakespeare (the rockstar of his day) died. I wrote this piece after finding…

24-hour sausage rolls

Myself (left) and bride-to-be Mel in our Pink Lady finery before we indulged in some 24-hour Greggs What goes on in Newcastle, stays in Newcastle,…

Column: Smiling down on us

He is a well-known celebrity to add to the increasingly long list of characters who have lost their lives this year – 2016 has certainly…

Column: Nuts on a plane

  Now, despite what everyone says I am not always comfortable with being the centre of attention. It might be the Irish Catholicism in my…