Posts Tagged ‘Scotland.’

Politicians want to control you and take away your freedom. In some places they’re taking that to the extreme, you know, places like North Korea. But it’s happening in Europe too. In Helsinki Finland, they’re experimenting with a thing called “Universal Basic Income”, (UBI). It will be enough to live on, much higher than a […]


London Calling

19Sep17

In the latest episode of my show for America; Storm Aileen hits Britain. Do you brush your teeth in the shower? Speed cameras. Where will the next royal baby be born? Houseguests from hell. Do public holidays cause panda pregnancies in Scotland? A phone scam. Confusion over the new iPhones. Offensive candy. A conversation about […]


Mack Nuggets

04Sep16

Here’s what I’ve been up to on BOBfm lately… Inappropriate laughter; A bizarre wrong number; A leopard in the hotel room; If it’s got boobs or wheels, it’ll give you problems; Why Nancy won’t go back to London; 20 years since Oasis played Knebworth; Why the Daily Mail is great; Show us your tats; Is […]


We were told that the radio station BOBfm, would be destroyed, go out of business or be taken off the air, two years ago this week. In the run-up to the referendum on Scottish Independence, we banned all Scottish music. Listen to how we did it here… This got us some great publicity. Newspapers on […]


Why is my wife booking a secret trip to Scotland? That’s what I thought was going on yesterday afternoon. I was busy on the computer and heard her in the next room, say the word “train” out loud. Then she said, “Edinburgh”. It sounded like she was on the phone to an automated ticket booking […]


Brexit Wound

25Jun16

If you punch a random stranger today there is a 51.9% chance they deserve it! That Tweet from @_GregJamison  summed up how a lot of people felt the morning after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The aftermath of the referendum result is immense. The pound has been pummeled, losing around 10% of its […]


I’m really surprised that there’s been such a negative reaction to what we’re doing on BOB fm to save Britain. These could be the last days of the United Kingdom. In Scotland, they get to vote to save the union. In England we don’t get to have a say even though we’ll have to put […]


Oldies Radio

24Sep13

The past and the present collided this week. I’m in York presenting the drive-time program, 4pm to 7pm on BBC Radio York. An old mate of mine from Australia was in town. Phil McNab was one of my teachers at The Australian Film TV and Radio School (AFTRS). Phil and his wife Vivian are on […]