Posts Tagged ‘Asda’

Mack Nuggets

27Apr18

Here’s what I’ve been up to on BOBfm lately, including: You should be peeing on your tomatoes. Bad news for Titanic The Musical. Curry is the way to find the love of your life. Miscommunication. A gender bender. The return of the woolly mammoth. Almost embarrassed in Asda. Another business idea that could make you […]


Super Awkward

17Apr18

I almost shouted something embarrassing in Asda supermarket yesterday. As I walked in, a lady carrying shopping and some clothes she’d bought was in the queue at the checkout. The “Happy To Help” man behind her in the green uniform tapped her on the shoulder and pointed out that there was a free checkout further […]


I’m so glad “super” has come back as a prefix. Recently I’ve heard of things being described as; super-fast, super-quiet and super sleek. People are being described as super-organised, super-intelligent, and confusingly, super-normal. I grew up in the 70s when everything was super. We had superstars, supermarkets and Hong Kong Phooey was the “number one […]


Costume Drama

30Sep13

“The world’s gone mad”. Are you allowed to say that any more? The supermarket chains Tesco and Asda have withdrawn Halloween outfits called “mental patient fancy dress costume”. They were criticized for stigmatizing people with mental health issues. Both stores apologized for any offence caused and agreed to make donations to the mental health charity, […]