Author Archives: Bo

Substandard Subtitles

OK, so I am a deaf old bar steward with a grumpy disposition, so this probably won’t irk you like it irks me, but… I am flaming incandescently with Sky and other broadcasters whose subtitles fall woefully short of the … Continue reading

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‘Pay Day’ May & Boris (not)Godunov

Can someone tell me how taking one billion pounds of our money and using it as a bribe to get another political party to keep May’s political party in power isn’t corruption? Now let’s see how much she was prepared … Continue reading

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Hearing only need apply…

As old blokes everywhere my hearing is on the blink. Actually, unlike most old blokes I’m well on my way to completely Mutt and Geoff… 100% deaf in one ear and 50% in the other at best and some days … Continue reading

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Inedible & Inglorious

You would think that sycophantic idolatry of national leaders would be confined to those who are likely to have you shot, exiled or otherwise terrorised; the likes of Kill Bill Nut of North Chorea or the late and unlamented Pol … Continue reading

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Old Man Angling – Aging Uncle Dancing

Is there a difference between an old bloke fishing and a middle-aged uncle dancing at a wedding? The only difference, and I report this as sad fact is that the latter has a large audience and the former rather less … Continue reading

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Al Fresco Cuisine

While away in Scotland I ate out every evening and finding somewhere easy to park, with edible food that didn’t break the bank and all for ‘early doors’ wasn’t easy. The choices, just like anywhere in the UK fall to … Continue reading

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What were you thinking?

For the first time in my life I was overseas when the general election took place. My local authority didn’t send me out my postal voter early enough, despite a request so I was disenfranchised. But I left in the … Continue reading

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Are they putting something in the water?

  I really, REALLY don’t get it! What goes on in people’s minds? Confronted with a range of political choices most people seem to shrug and inwardly say… they are all the same. RUBBISH! If you are a claimant… any … Continue reading

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Eton Mess

(1st April 2015) For years I have dismissed all claims of bias at the BBC… I’ve always assumed that if it is accused of leftward leanings by the right, and right-wing tendencies by the left it must be ploughing a … Continue reading

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Fatcat Fandom

Our sycophantic, loyalist, celebrity-loving culture creates monsters! Never in our entire history has this been so obvious. There are a couple of rather mawkishly sentimental programmes on British TV that celebrate genuine heroes. Real people dedicating their lives to service … Continue reading

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