I Woz There!

Posted on 16/09/2018 By

I Woz There! Just imagine if you were one of those who woke up this morning and thought “I could go to the Oval today” … and did! Those were the words of Mark Nicholas. Cricket commentator for Cricket on Five. The highlights television programme for the Bobby’s of this world who stick to normal…


We Missed You Bertie!

Posted on 02/09/2018 By

We Missed You Bertie! Bobby: “I really missed you Bertie!” Bertie: “I really missed you too, Bobby! Not just being in hospital for a few days, but all those weeks waiting for the op. Sitting day after day on Bobby 2, wishing I was joining in the adventures.”


Rolls-Royce.

Posted on 26/08/2018 By

Rolls-Royce:

Rolls-Royce. “TOY! TOY?” “Bleedin cheek. You wanna watchit, Jimma”(Glaswegian accent, à la Rab C Nesbitt, as follows):


Remember Diddley.

Posted on 19/08/2018 By

Diddley

Remember Diddley. 19 August 1950 to 23 August 2015. Listen to Leonard whilst you enjoy the slide show further down the blog.


100th Blog – The Footbridge.

Posted on 29/07/2018 By

The Footbridge: Seem to be sitting on a lot of steps lately. Half way down (or up).

100th Blog … Pt II: The Footbridge. Dear Friends of Bertie… This is momentous occasion. One that must start with a brief introduction from Bobby. (I said brief, Bobby…!) Dear Friends I am writing this in a bus shelter in Westcott in Surrey. Very nice. Thatched. My car is being serviced. And then it’s the…


Nuffin.

Posted on 22/07/2018 By

Nuffin: "People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day" - Pooh

Nuffin. I’m worried about him. When he drives round a roundabout three times looking for his exit a mile from home late at night you might be concerned? Don’t be. He nearly got heat stroke at the Flying Legends Airshow. Many did! And it was midnight. He says he is worried about me. We haven’t…


One Hundred!

Posted on 15/07/2018 By

One Hundred: Halfway down the stairs is a stair where I sit...

One Hundred! Bertie: “Stone the crows and strike a light mate. One Hundred? Are you sure?” Bobby: “Yes Bertie. This is your… ONE HUNDRETH BLOG! A century of stories. A week late after last week’s headache.” (Trevor is getting a little full of himself. More later). Bertie: “Crikey! I wonder what Diddley would make of…


Uncle Dick.

Posted on 08/07/2018 By

Uncle Dick: The Ward.

Uncle Dick. Dear Friends Today is our ONE HUNDRETH BLOG. Or would have been. I am sick as a parrot, and decidedly Uncle Dick. The symptoms are… my bleedin ‘ead is coming orf!


The Ballet.

Posted on 01/07/2018 By

The Ballet. I knew when he told me he was going to the ballet it would be a problem. It always is. Not Covent Garden, but a packed Dorking Halls. The Royal Opera House screening live to 1,500 cinemas in 35 countries.


Queen Mary’s Rose Garden.

Posted on 24/06/2018 By

Queen Mary's Rose Garden - Lighting a candle to Diddley. A Shropshire lad.

Queen Mary’s Rose Garden. Regent’s Park, London. Queen Mary’s Rose Garden in Regents Park is a world-famous garden named after the wife of King George V. In 1932, when Queen Mary’s Gardens opened to the general public, the first superintendent planted a rose garden, which was completed in 1934.


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