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: Cast away on a desert island, with discs

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Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week talks Desert Island Discs. Find out what his eight discs, book and luxury would be.

Sunday, 4th December, 2016 12:39pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: The colour of your inner voice

Sculpture of head

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week explains how he learnt to listen to his inner voice and why it was worthwhile.

Sunday, 27th November, 2016 9:57am

By Jonathan Dodd with 2 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: That’s a fine memory

Preparing Jonathan Dodd's weekly column is one of my favourite parts of Sunday. Just how he manages, week after week, to produce a fantastic read - out of nowhere - is beyond me.

Sunday, 20th November, 2016 1:09pm

By Jonathan Dodd with 3 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: Trouble in Paradise

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Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week talks Trump (without even mentioning his name) and democracy.

Sunday, 13th November, 2016 10:45am

By Jonathan Dodd with 6 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: Leaps of faith and fear

leap of faith

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week tackles the subject of faith and belief. See if you agree with him.

Sunday, 6th November, 2016 9:32am

By Jonathan Dodd with 7 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: The weight of books

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Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column. Another great read, as he weaves his way through the joys of literature, film and where it can sometimes go wrong.

Sunday, 30th October, 2016 10:27am

By Jonathan Dodd

Jonathan Dodd: Making a man (or woman) of you

Are you with us poster

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column. Always a great read.

Sunday, 23rd October, 2016 11:28am

By Jonathan Dodd with 4 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: Going round in circles

Colours

Jonathan Dodd returns with his weekly column and seems to be going round in circles. Always a great Sunday morning read.

Sunday, 16th October, 2016 10:25am

By Jonathan Dodd with 5 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: A universal fact or fantasy filter

intergalactic robot

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column. Always a great Sunday read, so why not dive in.

Sunday, 9th October, 2016 12:27pm

By Jonathan Dodd with 6 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: Different voices, different choices

the chorus by Degas

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column and this week explores the internal voices and how they help you make the decisions you do, particularly when it comes to wearing Hawaiian shirts.

Sunday, 2nd October, 2016 10:38am

By Jonathan Dodd with 2 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: Confusion

Lego Escher

Jonathan Dodd returns with his column and this week sets out to understand confusion and how to deal with it.

Saturday, 24th September, 2016 8:36pm

By Jonathan Dodd with one comment

Jonathan Dodd: Welcome to Earth!

Where's Wally

Jonathan Dodd returns and this week brings up yet another thought-provoking column.

Sunday, 18th September, 2016 10:17am

By Jonathan Dodd with one comment