Column: Shopaholic

Anyone that knows me well will be aware that I have more clothes than Victoria Beckham yet never have anything to wear. This is a…

Column: Birthday girl

It was my birthday this week but I wouldn’t go as far as to say I celebrated it. It was on Tuesday for a start…

Column: Starry eyed; my dad the astronomer

I’ve always been pretty proud to say my dad is an astronomer. It is an unlikely choice of expertise, a conversation starter and likely to…

Weathergeddon and other bad news

With the weather freezing and general February gloom upon us, I started thinking why human nature finds bad news infinitely more interesting than good. Of course good…

Column: Bad news

One of the questions most frequently levelled at me as a journalist and newspaper editor is ‘Why do we always focus on bad news?’ Of…

Born Heroics

It all seemed such a good idea a few months ago. Now reality is looming..  I have signed up to do a 10k military style…

Robot reporters: No thanks

My latest column is uploaded explaining exactly why I don’t want a robot reporter. Hint: They melt.. CLICK HERE In other news I have discovered…