Our personal views

On The Wight 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 articles will be clearly marked as such. We believe their inclusion adds to the diversity of content available to readers.

Jonathan Dodd: Robin Williams 1951 – 2014

Robin Williams album cover :

Jonathan returns with his Sunday column, which this week he dedicates to the late Robin Williams. A touching reflection.

Sunday, 17th August, 2014 1:19pm

By Jonathan Dodd with one comment

Cassandra Gardiner: Seasonal Drift

Summers end:

Cassandra returns with her Saturday column, putting into delicate form what many of us see but find hard to express.

Saturday, 16th August, 2014 9:43am

By Cassandra Gardiner

Jonathan Dodd: Dangerous Children

Chinese Child Soldiers

Another fantastically thought provoking piece from Jonathan Dodd.

Sunday, 10th August, 2014 8:45am

By Jonathan Dodd with 4 readers' comments

Cassandra Gardiner: Before and after

Cassandra returns and this week introduces us to her adorable shaggy dog, Stanley. Who's a lovely boy then ....

Saturday, 9th August, 2014 10:51am

By Cassandra Gardiner

Jonathan Dodd: Stealable cars

Jonathan returns with his Sunday column and this week is talking cars, but don't be mistaken into thinking he's car proud. Quite the opposite.

Sunday, 3rd August, 2014 10:29am

By Jonathan Dodd with 2 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: Internal health monitor voice

Empty wallet:

Jonathan returns with the second instalment of his story about his - hopefully once and only - medical emergency. It's edge of the seat stuff.

Sunday, 27th July, 2014 9:45am

By Jonathan Dodd with 3 readers' comments

Cassandra Gardiner: Searing Heat

Heatwave :

Cassandra returns with her Saturday column and has been feeling the heat as much as the rest of us.

Saturday, 26th July, 2014 7:23am

By Cassandra Gardiner with one comment

Jonathan Dodd: Honda Flavour Walnut Whip

Giant walnut whip

Another great Sunday column from Jonathan with much that readers will relate to.

Sunday, 20th July, 2014 12:51pm

By Jonathan Dodd with 5 readers' comments

Cassandra Gardiner: This summer

Summer scene :

Cassandra returns with her Saturday column and take us on another poetic journey through the season of summer.

Saturday, 19th July, 2014 12:32pm

By Cassandra Gardiner with one comment

Jonathan Dodd: Volunteering for the Dark Side

Stormtroopers

Another cracking read from Jonathan Dodd. His openness and honesty is to be much admired.

Sunday, 13th July, 2014 9:36am

By Jonathan Dodd with 10 readers' comments

Cassandra Gardiner: Coffee

Black coffee

Cassandra returns with her Saturday column and reveals how she gets a few moments of private, indulgent, pleasure.

Saturday, 12th July, 2014 10:20am

By Cassandra Gardiner with one comment

Jonathan Dodd: School for Sewing

Cotton reel:

Jonathan doesn't ever seem to suffer from stress, but if he did, we now know that he'd be able to stitch his stress away quite easily.

Sunday, 6th July, 2014 12:09pm

By Jonathan Dodd with 3 readers' comments