Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column. This week he looks at new words and the meaning behind them. As always a great read.
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.
Rich Cattle says that RF radiation is bombarding us all the time and always has been. He can't understand the opposition to 5G and explains why here.
Wednesday, 10th April, 2019 4:19pm
By Richard Cattle with 7 readers' comments
Continuing OnTheWight’s series about young Islanders doing positive things with their lives, we meet Cameron Palin. 16-years-old and involved in many causes important to the Isle of Wight community.
Sunday, 10th March, 2019 1:21pm
By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments
Jonathan returns with his Sunday column. This week, as wars are waged in the media and on social media, he points out that conflict only leads to waste and a disregard for those who aren’t winning, and asks what is the alternative.
Sunday, 10th March, 2019 11:44am
By Jonathan Dodd with one comment
Continuing OnTheWight’s series about young Islanders doing positive things with their lives, we introduce Beth Pitts. As Head Girl at Cowes Enterprise she's involved in many activities and outside of school coaches junior netball players and assists at a swimming school.
Continuing OnTheWight's series about young Islanders doing positive things with their lives, we introduce Ethan Drummond-Harris. A 14-year-old who, despite his ADHD diagnosis, is finding his way in life through doing the things he loves. He shares some thoughts and photos with us here.
Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week shares his views on how someone should be applauded for wanting to become a better human being, rather than be pilloried for it on social media.
Sunday, 10th February, 2019 6:44pm
By Jonathan Dodd with 2 readers' comments
Jonathan returns with his Sunday column and this week discusses Hyperhidrosis. Is this something you experience, or are you one of those 'coldists' who constantly ask, “Aren’t you cold out here in just a shirt?”
Sunday, 3rd February, 2019 11:15am
By Jonathan Dodd with 3 readers' comments
When Blake Nash was riding scooters at the skate park during his school years, he says he was mocked by others. A few years later and he has a growing scooter business with nationwide chain, Halfords, being the latest stockist of his products. He says that when things get tough, "you’ve just got keep going".
Sunday, 27th January, 2019 5:08pm
By Sally Perry with one comment