The Man Who Talks Too Much

Posted on 31/10/2021 By

Bobby talks too much. Everybody says so. He gets on their nerves. And his own. Wears them out. Bores them silly. Causes them to drive by. Cross the road. Hide. Anything to avoid him. Not because they don’t like him. Probably. But simply they haven’t got the time or patience for his incessant chatter.

The 93 Bus

Posted on 24/10/2021 By

Bertie: “Bobby? What’s a heritage bus running day?” Bobby: “It’s when a group organises a bus service on a particular route using old fashioned buses. They run to a timetable and mingle with the modern buses. You could be waiting at a bus stop and a 70 year old bus turn up and you just…

That Bleedin Dog

Posted on 17/10/2021 By

Bobby loved his old Dad Sid, and was heartbroken when he died on Christmas Day 1969. As we described in ‘Alf Garnett‘, he was an unforgettable character whose expressions live on in Bobby’s memory to this very day. And, we are told, he has recreated some of those memories in me. A teddy bear with…


Posted on 10/10/2021 By

“I’ve bought you a book, Bobby” said Diddley one day in 2013. “A Street Cat Named Bob”. I only bought it because I like the name!”

Hidden London: The Kingsway Tram Tunnel

Posted on 03/10/2021 By

Kingsway Tram Tunnel   “I have done something nobody else here today has!”