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The Grumps Blog Podcast

The Grumps Blog Podcast

By The Grumpy One
The ramblings of a grumpy old man. Pubs, beer, people, architecture, news and thoughts.
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Ep.8.Jet Pop and 4 doesn't go into 1

The Grumps Blog Podcast

Ep.8.Jet Pop and 4 doesn't go into 1

The Grumps Blog Podcast

Ep.17.Taking Geese to the pub, Selling News and Unsustainable transport
Episode 17 see's me telling the story of a man who keeps 2 geese as pets and takes them to the pub. I revisit the great British press after another toxic story and maintaining unsustainable transport options.
January 22, 2021
Ep.16.Drawings in the Sky, BREXIT and the Long Dark Winter
In this weeks episode, I tell of two commercial airline pilots drawing symbols in the sky. There is a call to move forward now that BREXIT is done and some words of support for the long Dark Winter ahead
January 08, 2021
Ep.15.Yellow Scooters
Today I discuss just one subject - the provision of yellow E-Scooters to my local city
December 18, 2020
Ep.14.Man finds a coin up nose and Vaccines
This week I discuss Why would you say no to a vaccine Dubious Council decisions Man with a coin up his nose for 50 years
December 11, 2020
Ep.13.Government Satisfaction and Girls bracelet
I tell the story of a girls embarrassing bracelet. Surveys, Grumpy people and a look back in history
December 04, 2020
Ep.12.The £1.4m bird, HS2 and Covid
In this episode, we tell you about a bird auctioned for £1.4m, I tell you about the cost of HS2 but not in financial terms. A short article about COVID Pragmatism.  Of course there is the Dad joke and the articles from history.
November 27, 2020
Ep.11.Villages and across London
I tell the story of a village that lost its broadband connection at 7AM every morning. I discuss crossing London - is it a challenge or a joy. A dad joke and some history
November 20, 2020
Ep.10.The living face covering and St Pancras
This week, we talk about a living face covering, London St Pancras international station. Off course we have a dad joke and some history
November 13, 2020
Ep.9.The toothbrush and Autumn
In this episode we talk about the toothbrush in the stomach. Autumn and Christmas. We have a dad joke and some events from history
November 06, 2020
Ep.8.Jet Pop and 4 doesn't go into 1
the 8th Episode contains  Funny - News story - Jet Pop Rant - 4 clearly does not go into 1 Music - Game for two by Dad Joke The week gone by, in years gone by
October 30, 2020
Ep.7.The bluebird and Loyalty
This week we tell the story of a blue bird in a car park. I discuss the word Loyalty. Of course we have a dad joke and some events from history as well.
October 23, 2020
Ep.6.Lies, Damn lies and statistics
Ep.6.Lies  Funny News story - Doctors phone number mix up Rant:Damn lies and statistics This weeks Dad joke Events from a couple of days in the week from years gone by
October 16, 2020
Ep.5.Rail unions striking in a pandemic, phone charger found in mans bladder and a dad joke
Rail unions striking in a pandemic, phone charger found in mans bladder and a dad joke
October 09, 2020
Ep.4.Fined for farting and Customer Service
This weeks episode includes a funny news story entitled 'Fined for farting'. I have a rant about customer service, tell a dad joke and look briefly at a few event from the week gone by in years gone by.
October 02, 2020
Ep.3.The Great British Press, Search Parties and factoids
This week we tell a story about a woman who finds herself in the search party looking for her. We moan about the great British press and then provide a few factoids from the week in years gone by
September 25, 2020
Ep.2-Foreign travel in a pandemic, Independent music, fun news
In this episode Handling your (tennis) balls Independent Music - Ryan Day - What If I'm Scared? Grumpy Rant - Foreign Travel in a pandemic Births from in yours gone by.
September 18, 2020
Ep.1-The High street
A look at how the local high street may feature in our future.
September 12, 2020