Tag Archives: respect

Gazette column: Is it time to get rid of the role of mayor?

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 the role of town mayor and that perhaps now, in this day an age, it is time to get rid of the role.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Is a mayor vital to a town or is it simply an over-infalted power position? Let me know.

**OUT THIS SATURDAY: My latest column for  Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo newspaper.  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: When others disagree with us, we must respect that

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 Olveston and how some impromptu paintings are causing other peoples opinions and wellbeing to be forgotten .

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Do we have to respect other people’s opinions? Or are some thoughts just not meant to be aired? Let me know.

**OUT THIS SATURDAY: My latest column for  Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo newspaper.  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: Charge us our taxess & be honest about it

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 South Gloucestershire’s ‘green bin charge’,  taxing by the back door and how councils – and government – would earn our respect if the were more honest.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think?  Should we be charged extra for services, but not call it tax? Should our tax charges cover everything? Should politics be more honest? Let me know.

**OUT THIS SATURDAY: My latest column for  Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo newspaper.  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**

My column’s out now: We should cut our teenagers some slack

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 teenagers and how, with the job market taking a nose dive, we should cut them some slack and give them a chance . To read it, simply click to my Column page.

Let me know what you think. Do you think teenagers deserve our support? Or do you think they’ve got it easy? 

*Look out for tomorrow’s  post, “Friday Fact or Fiction”. This week I’ll be posting part three of my new short story, ‘The Quiet Life of Megan Quinn.’**