Dunsborough Park – Dahlia Day.

Posted on 23/09/2018 By

Dunsborough Park – Dahlia Day. Dear friends of Mindfully Bertie. We have often shared our love of gardens and flowers with you. And then, just a few weeks ago, we were honoured when the the National Garden Scheme (NGS) asked us to write a piece for their Gardens and Health Week . “Bobby’s Story” is…


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…


The Operation.

Posted on 09/09/2018 By

The Operation: Eamonn.

“Hello there! Top o’ the morning, even if it’s the feckin afternoon. Eamonn here. Bertie has asked me to write this story as it’s far too painful for him. The story of his Operation. Oy was tere and saw the whole thing. Its a tale of DISMEMBERMENT. Of DISEMBOWELMENT. Without anaesthetic. And not for the…


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.


Ooh la la la.

Posted on 12/08/2018 By

Ooh la la - Lighting a Candle for Diddley. Just had to poke his nose in, didn't he!

Ooh la la la. Ooh la la la, c’est magnifique. Bobby, Bobby, Bobby, !!! You must come! We’ve found a wasp nest. You must come. (Your scribe for this week is me, Trevor. An honour to give you this remarkable story.)


The RAF 100 Celebrations.

Posted on 05/08/2018 By

RAF 100: The Queen (with a telescope).

RAF 100. The RAF March. Well, I did tell him that if he didn’t slow down he would land up in deep water. I never considered it might be the River Thames. But listen, dear friends. He is making a lot of it. All those pictures with frozen peas on top of his head. I…


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…


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