Tom Gutteridge

Tom Gutteridge

Tom was born in Hampstead, London but spent his childhood in North East England. He was educated at RGS Newcastle upon Tyne and at the University of York

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The London Underground

Tom Gutteridge: Someone smelt a rat on the Northern Line

Journal columnist Tom Gutteridge enjoys a very British moment of kindness on the Tube

Shoppers queue outside a branch of Foot Locker on Oxford Street

Tom Gutteridge: Surely no Brit would fall for this American Black Friday ploy?

Journal columnist Tom Gutteridge on Black Friday and other unwelcome intrusions from the 21st Century

Lynda Bellingham

Tom Gutteridge: Lynda Bellingham's wise words, as we heard them at her funeral

Journal columnist Tom Gutteridge, whose family was close to the Bellinghams, reflects on the funeral Lynda planned herself

A plane leaving Newcastle Airport

Tom Gutteridge: It really is time we brought our academic timetable into the modern age

Journal columnist Tom Gutteridge says educators and politicians seem oblivious to the problems of working parents

Soldiers prepare to airlift an avalanche victim in Thorong La pass area, Nepal

Tom Gutteridge: Taking on the Annapurna Circuit armed with dried beef stroganoff

After the Nepal mountain disaster, The Journal's columnist recalls an ill-prepared trek in this beautiful but deadly landscape

Tom Gutteridge

Tom Gutteridge: Some people say we should drop the shampoo - but that doesn't wash with me

Journal columnist Tom Gutteridge reckons the natural way to wash your hair - just with water - leaves it looking like a greased wig

Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement to the media on the killing of British aid worker David Haines

Tom Gutteridge: You and I are the targets of the Islamic terrorists. Get used to it

Journal columnist Tom Gutteridge on the sickening murder of David Haines - and what should be the response of the West

Low-cost airline Ryanair

Tom Gutteridge: A plane-load of children and a mother apologising for her autistic child

Journal columnist Tom Gutteridge on how his pity turned to admiration as he saw parents comforting their autistic child on a flight

A man walking his dog

Tom Gutteridge: Dogs quickly learn to love life in London

A move to the capital for Tom Gutteridge was a happy one for three furry members of his family

A smartphone

Tom Gutteridge: Child's Apple Store purchases make for un-appy parents

Tom Gutteridge has a warning for parents after his app-happy daughter racked up a hefty bill with Apple Store

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