Opinion

  • Future may mean no Christmas lights

    Future may mean no Christmas lights

    22nd February 2018

    19 November 2017 saw another successful evening when the parade combined with the switch on took…

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  • Sad sight on beach

    Sad sight on beach

    22nd February 2018

    I was walking on the beach near the Amble links caravan park and came across these…

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  • Business Matters

    22nd February 2018

    A new column from Amble-based Small Business PR specialist Claire Shiels Determination and Motivation are what…

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  • Captain Coquet’s Corner: 2017 round up

    Captain Coquet’s Corner: 2017 round up

    7th December 2017

    The breeding season has come to an end on Coquet, and the final numbers are in….

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  • Age of insecurity: here’s to goodwill

    Age of insecurity: here’s to goodwill

    7th December 2017

    It is always a good time to look for the positives in life. We can find…

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  • Centenary of Amble’s first monument

    Centenary of Amble’s first monument

    19th October 2017

    One hundred years ago, on Sunday October 27th in 1917, the ceremony of unveiling the memorial…

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  • Age of insecurity: Health worries

    Age of insecurity: Health worries

    12th October 2017

    “Cyberchondria” is a very evocative word. It refers to an aspect of hypochondria which is a…

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  • Age of Insecurity: new Olympic sport

    Age of Insecurity: new Olympic sport

    22nd August 2017

    Swallow diving on tarmac is not yet an Olympic sport. I’ve become quite good at it,…

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  • Back to the beaches: a trip to Normandy with Amble D-Day veteran

    Back to the beaches: a trip to Normandy with Amble D-Day veteran

    21st August 2017

    Travelling in a convoy of 94 London taxis with French police outriders on motorbikes was an…

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  • Age of Insecurity: Cultivated Eccentricity

    Age of Insecurity: Cultivated Eccentricity

    13th July 2017

    I’ve never tried to write anything where I’ve worked backwards in time. However this is a…

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