The fourth estate …

So, imagine all the hours and effort that you put into your studies for a degree in journalism (with honours, of course) and then instead of landing your dream post as foreign correspondent or leader writer of a prestigious ‘national’ daily, you end up on a weekly ‘local’ rag such as my hometown’s execrable Westmorland Gazette …


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😎 Former scientist, now graduated to a life of leisure; Family man (which may surprise the family - it certainly surprises him); Likes cycling and old-fashioned B&W film photography; Dislikes greasy-pole-climbing 'yes men'; Thinks Afterlife (previously known as Thea Gilmore) should be much better known than she is; Values decency over achievement.

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