Isle of Wight Opinion Pieces

OnTheWight is run on journalistic principles of honesty, transparency and balance. Every so often, there will be a subject or issue that the editors or contributors wish to share that reflects their personal opinion.

These Isle of Wight opinion pieces will be clearly marked as such. We believe their inclusion adds to the diversity of content available to readers.

Jonathan Dodd: Different ways to make and use money

monopoly money

Jonathan returns with his Sunday column. A film about the 2008 stock market crash sparks a train of thought.

Sunday, 7th February, 2016 11:00am

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: Handling the truth

truth stone

Once again Jonathan Dodd returns with a thought provoking column. Read on to see if you agree with him.

Sunday, 31st January, 2016 12:36pm

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: Imaginary tightropes

tightrope walking

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week explores the subject of Imaginary tightropes. Wondering what that means? Read on to find out.

Sunday, 24th January, 2016 11:40am

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: Forewarned and forearmed

greatest strength

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week discusses a subject we can probably all relate to. Whether being forewarned is being forearmed.

Sunday, 17th January, 2016 11:24am

By Jonathan Dodd with 2 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: More odes required

Thatched cottage in sand dunes

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week explores a subject we all love talking about .... the weather.

Sunday, 10th January, 2016 10:43am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Jonathan Dodd: It’s not over ’til it’s over

st knuts day decorations

Jonathan Dodd returns with another thought-provoking Sunday column and explains why he believes , "there are only so many things you can hang on the Christmas tree".

Sunday, 3rd January, 2016 9:42am

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: Twelve unforgettable days

faroe stamp of twelve days

Jonathan Dodd takes time out of his Christmas break to examine the Twelve Days of Christmas. Brilliantly delivered as usual and will have you chuckling into your turkey sandwiches.

Tuesday, 29th December, 2015 11:00am

By Sally Perry

Jonathan Dodd’s Christmas Story: I’m all right

Golden retriever

Jonathan Dodd shares festive wishes through his annual Christmas story. It's another tear-jerker, so make sure you have your hankies at the ready.

Sunday, 20th December, 2015 10:44am

By Sally Perry

Jonathan Dodd: The jelly and the fish again

merry christmas jelly fish

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week jumps from jellyfish to Christmas wishes. Another great Sunday morning read.

Sunday, 13th December, 2015 8:02am

By Jonathan Dodd with 8 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: Big sticks

USS Theodore Roosevelt

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week shares his view around the topical issue of air strikes in Syria.

Sunday, 6th December, 2015 9:28am

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: First and Last

First and last house

Jonathan Dodd returns with his weekly column and this week has been counting ... a lot.

Sunday, 29th November, 2015 9:30am

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: The games people play

Pieter Bruegel the Elder -

Another great read from Jonathan Dodd, this week Jonathan talks about games, pastime and sport. Read on to see if you agree with his view.

Sunday, 22nd November, 2015 11:09am

By Jonathan Dodd with one comment

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