17 episodes

The ramblings of a grumpy old man. Pubs, beer, people, architecture, news and thoughts.

The Grumps Blog Podcas‪t‬ The Grumpy One

    • Society & Culture

The ramblings of a grumpy old man. Pubs, beer, people, architecture, news and thoughts.

    Ep.17.Taking Geese to the pub, Selling News and Unsustainable transport

    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.

    • 11 min
    Ep.16.Drawings in the Sky, BREXIT and the Long Dark Winter

    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

    • 10 min
    Ep.15.Yellow Scooters

    Ep.15.Yellow Scooters

    Today I discuss just one subject - the provision of yellow E-Scooters to my local city

    • 5 min
    Ep.14.Man finds a coin up nose and Vaccines

    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

    • 18 min
    Ep.13.Government Satisfaction and Girls bracelet

    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

    • 16 min
    Ep.12.The £1.4m bird, HS2 and Covid

    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.

    • 17 min

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