Once upon a time there was a young reporter and she was incredibly keen. She found the whole business of newspapers and ink and stories and that just about the most exciting thing, in the world, ever. How could anyone not want to be a journalist? Hmmmm.cue wiggly screen special effect to suggest end of […]
The Write Factor results are in and sadly I didn’t win. But thanks very much for all your lovely support and comments, it was great fun. The winner was David Coyle who rustled up considerably more clicks than the rest of us. Well done David. On the bright side, normal (ish) blog service should be […]
It’s the last week of the STV Write Factor competition. I’ve now written nine opinion pieces and now it’s up to the judges. The winner gets a six month contract to write a column.I have enjoyed myself. It’s been a total treat to get away from “proper” journalism and write about what I think on […]
Is it hotting up? I hope so. Here’s my second last offering.
For this week’s second column in the STV Write Factor competition, I had something to say about bankers and them winning the unauthorised overdraft fees case. If you follow popular opinion then banks, everyone who works in them and even the plastic folders you used to get for your cheque books are all evil. Maybe […]