Author Archives: Ed

A change of scene

I am no longer living in Brighton. I am currently enjoying a faintly nomadic existence, travelling between Surrey and Kent on a weekly basis. To reflect this, I am considering changing blog addresses. I have applied for jobs as far … Continue reading

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Whoops.

It has been a while. The last two months have involved considerable upheaval. I’m no longer based in Brighton so I’m considering changing my blog title to reflect this. While I mull the future of GoodMorningBrighton (which may become GoodMorningSutton, … Continue reading

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Examinations

Tomorrow I begin my four-day NCTJ exam campaign. Beginning with newswriting, I have approximately 80 hours in which to prove myself as a journalist and sub-editor. Without these qualifications, it will be very difficult to persuade an editor that I’m … Continue reading

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Three peers of the realm, £5bn in mystery finance, and the secretive Foundation X

David James, Baron James of Blackheath, made a peculiar speech to the House of Lords at 10:42pm this Monday. For the last 20 weeks, he has been in liaison with Lord Sassoon, Lord Strathclyde, and a shadowy organisation he refers … Continue reading

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First impressions

The i hit the news stands for the first time today, admid a flurry of speculation and the disgruntled rustling of style guides. Nobody is really sure how to print or even say the name of The Independent‘s new slimmer, cheaper … Continue reading

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How can it be so cold in here.

At the moment, in Brighton, the temperature is minus two degrees celsius. Coldy-cold, I’m reliably told, is how cold it’s been today. I am acutely aware of how cold it is at this very moment for a couple of reasons. … Continue reading

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Invention

While the pie itself was disappointing and unhealthy, the cardboard sleeve looks set to provide me with many days of use as a handy and stylish folder. Don’t have a briefcase? Buy a readymeal! Talk about convenience food!

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