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Richard Ord

Richard Ord: And to cap it all off.......

Is it possible to write an entire newspaper column moaning about young people in baseball caps?

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Richard Ord: The advancing art of nightclub deception

Richard Ord: The advancing art of nightclub deception

Are you sure you’re old enough to drink son?”

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What are your hopes for the World Cup?

Richard Ord: Paying the penalty for years of hurt

There is only one way to watch England in the World Cup and that’s through the eyes of your children... or the fog of drink.

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The porbeagle shark caught near Whitby in June last year. Picture: Rich Cope of Mistress Sea Angling - mistress-whitby.co.uk.

Richard Ord: Evolution? Animals have it in the bag!

“Would you like a bag?”

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The legendary School Dinner Break McDonald's Run.

Richard Ord: Attack of the mutant teenage brains

According to science, the teenage brain acts differently to that of an adult’s because it is undergoing intense development while being doused in soup of confused hormones.

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Captain Scarlet.

Richard Ord: No strings attached? Pull the other one!

There was a school of thought that TV reached its lowest point when viewers tuned in to watch other people watching telly.

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Deputy editor Richard Ord.

Richard Ord: Who do you reckon is top of the Klopps?

We are all, without exception (yes, that means you) a notorious crime, whim of a Hollywood scriptwriter or famous doppelganger away from a life-changing moment.

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Beast from the East turned out nice again.

Richard Ord: It will soon be time for the Pest from the West

I trust you’re all cowering in fear of the Beast from the East. Question is: if this flurry of snow dusting the rooftops had come from the opposite direction would we now be quaking at the threat of the not-so-daunting Pest from the West?

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The dog which was destroyed in Hartlepool on Sunday.

Richard Ord: Are we overreacting slightly over police shooting a dog?

At the risk of proving unpopular, I put it to you that we are overreacting slightly at news the police shot a dog in Hartlepool?

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Fish and chips served on a chopping board and peas in a latte mug

Richard Ord: Think of the dish washing staff when your meal comes served on a tree trunk

My eldest son told me that when he gets a job, with his first wage packet he would buy me a cricket bat.

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Sprouts played a part in New Year's Day for Richard Ord.

Richrd Ord: How do you plan to live your life this year?

Start the new year as you mean to go on. Wise words which hone the mind and steer us towards making positive contributions to society and consistently delivering them over the following 12 months.

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Richard Ord: The Christmas Day drama at our house

Richard Ord: The Christmas Day drama at our house

With just a throttling, two deaths, a knife and gun threat and one act of infidelity, I couldn’t help but feel EastEnders has gone a little soft over Christmas.

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Richard Ord: The days when the doorbell chime didn’t spell doom

There was a time when I was engulfed in excitement when the doorbell rang.

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Our columnist talks about teenage parties.

Richard Ord: The perils of a teenage party

Our eldest son turned 17 and asked if he could have a party with his friends at our house.

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The new Dragons' Den line-up.

Richard Ord: Another decade and another ‘great’ idea!

I’m enjoying a rare rush of money-spinning ideas.

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Richard Ord: Cash is king, but tax avoidance is Queen

Richard Ord: Cash is king, but tax avoidance is Queen

I’ve busted a dubious trade in Peter Crouches in our household.

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Richard Ord: With praise like that, who needs enemies?

Richard Ord: With praise like that, who needs enemies?

Compliments are so rare these days that, when they do come, I like to cherish them. And edit them where appropriate.

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G-SHOCK launch watch into space for a galactic mission to test the world's toughest timepiece

Richard Ord: Time is running out for the wrist watch

Neither of my children wear watches.

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Washing machine.

Richard Ord: Washing dishes and other ancient rituals

Want to know the secret of getting your children to put their dirty dishes in the dishwasher?

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Playstation rumours have flown after leaked update.

Richard Ord: School club benefits are open to debate

Our youngest son, Isaac, 13, has joined the school debating club.

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