Jonathan Dodd’s Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra Review: From Russia With Love

March IWSO Concert by Allan Marsh

The next Symphony Orchestra concert is cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak, but you can read how last weekend's enthralled the audience

Sunday, 22nd March, 2020 10:57am

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: Of Tunnels and Poles, Greasy or otherwise

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Jonathan returns with his Sunday column and this week shares what it's like when your world is consumed by darkness and it's a struggle to find the light

Sunday, 15th March, 2020 1:04pm

By Jonathan Dodd with one comment

Jonathan Dodd: Ars Longa, Vita Brevis

Aron and Titus of Jan Vos by Pieter van Steenwyck

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week explores how we measure the quality and beauty of art. As always, a great long read

Sunday, 8th March, 2020 11:58am

By Jonathan Dodd with 2 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: But Is It Funny?

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It's been a while, but we're very pleased to welcome Jonathan Dodd back this week, as he shares his thoughts about humour, laughter and how it makes us feel

Sunday, 1st March, 2020 11:08am

By Jonathan Dodd with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra Review: Hot Firebird

January 2020 Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra concert

Find out why last weekend's Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra concert was Jonathan Dodd's most enjoyable since he first started reviewing them in 2013

Friday, 24th January, 2020 5:12pm

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: The Real Sound of Christmas

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Jonathan Dodd shares a message of consolation with his latest Christmas story

Sunday, 15th December, 2019 9:49am

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: Once more unto the Polling Station!

Painting by Eugene Delacroix - Le 28 Juillet. La Liberte guidant le peuple

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column, just in time for the fourth General Election in less than ten years. Read what he has to say on the subject

Sunday, 8th December, 2019 10:27am

By Jonathan Dodd with 11 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra Review: Sweet Karelia

Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra - November 2019 by Allan Marsh

Jonathan Dodd shares his review of the first Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra concert of the season. Allan Marsh shares a great set of photos of the event

Sunday, 24th November, 2019 10:02am

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: Once More Unto the Breach

lego characters - once more unto the breach

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week he shares his views about the subject on everyone's lips - the election

Sunday, 3rd November, 2019 12:16pm

By Jonathan Dodd with 15 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: Back to the Stone Age

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Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week shares his frustrations, and surprise of how it made him feel, of losing Internet and Satellite access

Sunday, 13th October, 2019 9:55am

By Jonathan Dodd with one comment

Jonathan Dodd: No Past and No Future

Crowds of people looking at the Mona Lisa painting

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week talks quizzes. As always a great long-read.

Sunday, 6th October, 2019 10:33am

By Jonathan Dodd with one comment

Jonathan Dodd: Punctuation Wars

Jonathan Dodd returns with another column. As is his style, he talks about one subject to share a message about another. As always, a great long read.

Sunday, 22nd September, 2019 1:04pm

By Jonathan Dodd with 2 readers' comments