Posts Tagged ‘NCTJ’

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 […]


On Thursday I sat two Media Law resits in the space of 5 hours. I was the only person to resit both and my company were few. This said – I already know I am not the shiniest gavel in the box. Anyway, all sat down ready to go and the examinor, marker, course tutor […]


Currently having aΒ  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 […]


Well I have been super busy since Friday because after a hectic newsday on Friday I whisked myself off to Wales to go hiking for the weekend only to return yesterday, exhausted for an early nights and a 6am reveille today for my first day of work experience in TELEVISION! First things first though – […]


So another day in the life of the trainee hack. The 60/70 shorthand exam came and went like so many fleeting passages about mundane Rutland Times-esque articles. I worked for the Rutland Times for a year and know exactly the sort of stuff they like to print. Hazel Blears when I met her at a […]