Steven Downes Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. News editor email@example.com @stevedownes1973 Opinion People who buy 'golden circle' tickets are not superfans, they are silly Saturday, December 7, 2019 Steven Downes I'm more Metallica than Michael Bublé, so I'm not involved in the desperate clamour to get tickets for his Blickling Hall concert. Opinion Weather watcher attacks scientists over climate change Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Norman Brooks Weather watcher Norman Brooks gives his view on Norfolk's weather during November. Video Michael Bublé announces Norfolk gig Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Steven Downes Superstar singer Michael Bublé has today announced he is coming to Blickling Hall for a summer gig. Is this Norwich's most explosive ever match? Saturday, November 30, 2019 Steven Downes Norwich City fans will be hoping for fireworks from their team when they line up against Arsenal on Sunday. Opinion Smartphone addiction is a societal issue, it's not age-specific Friday, November 29, 2019 Steven Downes Every day at work, I read or receive a few downright obvious press releases about survey results. Why your card could be declined when you're Christmas shopping Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Steven Downes Few things are more embarrassing than getting to the checkout with a pile of gifts, only to have your payment card declined. 15 signs that you grew up in Norfolk Sunday, November 24, 2019 Steven Downes When "bootiful" is far from beautiful, your idea of a dual carriageway is the one at Ashmanhaugh, and you liked to go "up Norwich", you must have grown up in Norfolk. Here are 15 dead giveaways. Video Is this the worst penalty decision ever given against Norwich City? Thursday, November 21, 2019 Steven Downes Is this the worst penalty decision ever? Opinion Sorry, but face tattoos can seriously harm your life Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Steven Downes Not so many years ago, I vowed never to have a tattoo. I now have two tattoos, with more to come. Video Man kept bag of rocks in car to throw at 100 vehicles Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Steve Downes A man kept a bag of rocks in his car and drove around launching them at as many as 100 other vehicles during a spree lasting more than two weeks. Opinion Why I've always been put off by bus travel Monday, November 18, 2019 Steven Downes No matter how hard I try, I cannot stop thinking that bus travel has no appeal for me. Did Broadland Conservatives actually Google Nick Conrad? Friday, November 8, 2019 Steven Downes Me: "Ok Google, tell me about BBC Radio Norfolk presenter Nick Conrad." Mixed-race Norfolk soldier labelled Apu and Dr Huxtable by 'racist' comrades, court hears Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Steven Downes A mixed-race soldier who claims he was forced from his job after being compared to Scaramanga's henchman Nick Nack by a comrade is suing the MoD for £100,000. Opinion We are all a little bit racist Friday, October 25, 2019 Steven Downes Wells-next-the-Sea has always seemed to be such a gentle and laid-back town. I had no idea that it was a broiling pit of intolerance and hatred of outsiders. Opinion Sainsbury's fireworks ban will only bring false hope to the agitated and uptight Saturday, October 19, 2019 Steven Downes If you aren't sure what the phrase "virtue signalling" means, think Sainsbury's and think fireworks. Boy, 13, died after inhaling too much deodorant Thursday, October 17, 2019 Steven Downes A teenage boy who breathed in too much deodorant died by misadventure, an inquest heard. Opinion Are we talking too much about mental health now? Saturday, October 12, 2019 Steven Downes This is going to be a very difficult column to write. Inverted snob finds Cambridge an education Friday, October 11, 2019 Steven Downes It's not easy to shake off inverted snobbery. Why Jeremy Corbyn's tinpot Marxists cannot get rid of private schools Saturday, September 28, 2019 Steven Downes I used to hate - really, viscerally hate - independent schools. Holiday park fined £100,000 after man almost drowned in pool Thursday, September 26, 2019 Steven Downes A holiday park has been ordered to pay more than £100,000 after a swimmer was pulled unconscious from a pool with his survival on a knife-edge. Why are Norfolk tadpoles being held hostage? Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Steven Downes Norfolk naturalists are keeping spawn and tadpoles in captivity in a bid to increase the population of the UK's rarest amphibian.