All John Reynolds Posts
There’s an old saying, “all good things come to an end” and it’s with that in mind I have to say this is my very last column.
It’s not often I write about the same issue two weeks on the trot, but the continuing Ryanair saga continues to be a major issue.
Travelling on a budget airline should be just a matter of tighter seats and not much legroom, but in Ryanair’s case it could mean cancelled flights and being left high and dry.
I was invited to a presentation last week at Aberdeen’s Institute of Medical Science, which is part of the University of Aberdeen, a centre which leads the way in fighting the world’s medical killers through research and clinical trials.
I wonder when the United States is finally going to accept its responsibilities with regards to climate change and cut back on emissions.
I was happily sat watching the news on television about the latest on Brexit when on to the screen came former Prime Minister Tony Blair, who immediately gave a big hug to Jean Claude Juncker, the EU bureaucrat many Brits hate.
Statistics revealed recently show a distinct increase in the number of reported sexual assaults and related incidents on our country’s rail network, bringing into question once again the suggestion of women-only carriages.
Yet again we see the face of radicalism with the wilful murder of innocent people in the name of religion with a rental van mowing down dozens of tourists enjoying the sun in Barcelona.
Aberdonians are classed as being tight fisted or should I say canny, but records show North-east folk are extremely supportive of worthy causes.
Little Charlie Gard has been in the news again this past week, when once again the High Court was looking at the case.
Customer loyalty is vital to every type of business and this is a result of good service, which is sadly missing from one airline operating out of Aberdeen.
Well they're almost here - the school holidays, that is. They're a time when parents and grandparents desperately try to come up with ideas to keep the wee cherubs amused for more than five minutes.
The results are in so now it's time to look forward and put the interests of this great city and its people at the forefront of our deliberations as the newly elected councillors move towards forming its new political administration for the next five years.
Politics on both side of the Atlantic seems to be in turmoil, with Donald Trump's administration taking some very bad hits and Tony Blair seeking to derail Brexit.
At last, it’s official, the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union and the uncertainty of will we or won’t we is over.
It's looking like there is light at the end of the tunnel for our beleaguered oil and gas industry.
Society is definitely changing and not necessarily for the better.
With only 30 shopping days to Christmas and Black Friday at the end of the week, retailers look as if they're going to have a bumper time In the run up to the big day.
The batteries are now totally recharged ready for the run-up to Christmas and the New Year, following our return from a cruise in the Caribbean, which I’d been promising Helen for quite a while.
Scented candles have never been so popular and, with winter just around the corner, natural ventilation will be restricted when we close our windows and doors to keep out the cold.
Watching the debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton convinced me more than ever that the final vote is going to be too close to count – but in my opinion Hillary won the first round.
The long awaited launch of the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus has now happened and Apple-ites throughout the world are queueing up to order and pay for their new toy.
It must be coming up to election time in France with right wing candidates telling the electorate the situation in Calais cannot continue and the agreement with the UK which allows our border force officers to be based in Calais should be abandoned.
I wonder where we'd be if we didn't have our emergency services and the committed individuals who provide for our communities?
This year's Olympic Games has certainly had its problems.
Over the last few years the word drone has become more acceptable and not just what we used to associate with the military.
I give up with some of our leading national businesses and wonder if any of them even believe in customer service or customer satisfaction.
Over the past few months we've seen a variety of horrific stories never before experienced in Europe.