Tag Archives: newspapers

Gazette column: Get ready – I’m talking about wind turbines again

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about wind turbines again. Hold your breath.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Are you for or against wind turbines? Let me know.

**OUT THIS SATURDAY: My new column for  Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo newspaper. This Saturday it’s all about how Half Term week laughs in the face of Paris Fashion week.  Catch the Weekend Magazine on their website link here**

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, um, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: They’re all getting petty over boundaries

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is all about local boundaries and how it’s all getting a bit petty over in South Gloucestershire.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Is debate over local boundaries petty? Or should councils protect their territories?

**OUT THIS SATURDAY: My new column for  Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo newspaper. This Saturday it’s all about the lovely Nigella and how I can never, ever be her.  Catch the Weekend Magazine on their website link here**

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, um, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: RSPCA – stick to badger culling, not Gloucestershire tourism

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is all about badger culling in Gloucestershire and how the RSPCA should not throw stones at the county’s tourism.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Are you in favour or against badger culling? What do you think of the RSPCA’s role in all this?

**OUT THIS SATURDAY: My new column for  Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo newspaper. This week it’s all about Rihanna and her influence over young girls and, ahem, her lack clothes.  Catch it on their website link here**

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, um, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: If you don’t want speed cameras, don’t speed

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is all about speed cameras and how drivers are responsible for their own actions.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Are speed cameras essential or are they a monumental pain that should be gone?

**OUT THIS SATURDAY: My new column for  Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo newspaper. This week it’s all about clothes shopping and feeling old  Catch it on their website link here**

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, um, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: Should school playing fields be open to the community?

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is all about school playing fields and how, in some cases, opening them up to community use may help save them from closure.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Should school playing fields be opened up for all to use? Or should they be kept private?

**OUT THIS SATURDAY: My new column for  Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo newspaper re-launch magazine. First new launch magazine issue out on Saturday 22nd September.  Catch it on their website link here**

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, um, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: Wind turbines are beauties not blots

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is all about why wind turbines are essential to our landscape, not blots on it. It is also a piece in which I use the word ‘poppycock’. Really.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Are wind turbines vital for our future? Or are they simply an eye sore? 

**STOP PRESS: I’m also now writing for the weekend Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo newspapers. It’s a brand new column. First new launch magazine issue out on Saturday 22nd September. **

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, um, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

My latest column: Shop fronts should look better for business

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is all about why better shop fronts are better for business. You can also catch up on my Gazette columns from the past few weeks. To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Should shop fronts be neater? Should they follow a town ‘brand’ including colours? Or should each shop be individual? 

**STOP PRESS: I’m writing for a new newspaper very soon. It’s a brand new weekend column. Details to follow shortly. Watch this (well not this, but you know, the blog..) space…**

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, um, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Latest column now out and it’s all about the Olympics…

It’s Thursday so it’s “Column Day” where I post my weekly newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is all about the Olympics and their value to us and future generations. To read it, simply click to my Column page.

Hope you like it. Thanks for reading!

**Look out for tomorrow’s brand new post, “Friday Fact or Fiction”. This week I’ll be posting an extract from a short story of mine**