The end of local television?

Last week Ofcom gave ITV the go-ahead to cut regional output by 50%. Today ITV have duly gone and cut 1,000 jobs, almost half of which will come from regional news. ITV plc looks set to reduce the number of its regional news areas from 17 to nine. It does make you wonder about the […]

Why I am not in favour of independence

This is the post about independence that I have been threatening to write for months. I am seriously considering voting SNP at this year’s Scottish Parliament elections. But I will probably stand in the voting booth thinking long and hard about it, with my hand quivering. And it will definitely be only for the constituency […]

I hate summer

I know summer is meant to be all about birds twittering, lots of sun and long days. But let’s face it: it’s actually about wasps, sunburn, and the sun rising before you even get to sleep. This ranter is sounding off about Aberdonians complaining about the heat. Now there is lots that you can slag […]