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Mack Nuggets

05Oct16

Here’s what I’ve been up to on BOBfm lately… Julie gets an unexpected compliment; Inappropriate laughter; A bizarre wrong number; A leopard in the hotel room; 20 years since Oasis played Knebworth; Why the Daily Mail is great; Show us your tats; Boris Johnson the porn star; Why British people have a problem with commitment; […]


Booze Views

05Jan16

Britain’s unhealthy attitude to alcohol is so messed up that not having a drink is considered an athletic achievement now. Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s great that Cancer Research UK are encouraging people to stop drinking for a month but calling it a “Dryathlon” shows just how much of a problem booze is […]


Sometimes you end up with egg on your face. Birmingham is Britain’s biggest city outside London. The main sorting office for the Royal Mail is the Aston Delivery Office. It’s a purpose-built, quarter of million square foot sorting office. The main hall houses eight integrated mail processors and ten sorting machines which can deal with […]


Curry Favour

13May14

“You can’t eat Indian food for EVERY meal” is what Julie said to me when I told her that if I had my own way, that’s what I’d do. Hey, it’s Britain’s national dish! London now has more Indian restaurants than Mumbai or Delhi. It’s because of this that in our on-going quest to find […]


When someone leaves an on-air radio job, I’ve never understood why they’re not taken off the air straight away. In 1995, I was the Breakfast Show host at 5SE in South Australia. The new Program Director hated everything I did and was making life really difficult for me. I’d been really miserable there for a […]


One of the funniest things I’ve ever heard on the radio wasn’t supposed to be funny. I was in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia in June 1993. I presented the 7pm to midnight shift on the local station “Rockin’ The Goldfields 6KG” so I listened to the station, whenever I could to get a feel of how […]