Posts Tagged ‘media’

There is something very strange going on with the media at the moment. There is an abundance of reportage of subjects that are either immaterial or surprisingly making the headlines at all. There is also outrageous support from within the industry of the notion of subscribing to news websites irregardless of the reality that a […]


The sun has been out in Salford (or at least it was until this weekend) and so I have been on my pushbike making the most of the good weather and my improved health after McNae-gate finished. A word for the wise, don’t try and answer your mobile while riding a bike through Salford, especially […]


Currently having a  pre-lunchtime snack of a cereal bar and a little pot of tea for one. With blazing sunshine on this glorious Bank Holiday Monday watching the ducks swimming in one of those puddles that just won’t dry up, what could be more pleasant? Indeed, I’d be in an Englishman’s paradise if it weren’t […]


I can see this as being a recurring theme in the next few weeks, today I had two job rejections  within mere minutes of one another.  Last week I endured a rather nerve-wracking job interview for an editorial position here in Salford (too good to be true by all accounts) sadly, as I actually wanted […]


I have just paid for my last installment of rent and my exam re-sits. The total cost was over £700 for both of them. I reckon I have paid about £6,000 in total for my journalism studies including tuition fees, exams, materials, travel and rent. If I added alcohol expenditure to that list then you […]



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