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The Grumps Blog Podcast

17 EpisodesProduced by The Grumpy OneWebsite

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

17 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

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

January 22nd, 2021

11:22

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.

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

January 8th, 2021

10:00

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 …

Ep.15.Yellow Scooters

December 18th, 2020

5:16

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

Ep.14.Man finds a coin up nose and Vaccines

December 11th, 2020

18:58

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


Ep.13.Government Satisfaction and Girls bracelet

December 4th, 2020

16:33

I tell the story of a girls embarrassing bracelet. Surveys, Grumpy people and a look back in history

Ep.12.The £1.4m bird, HS2 and Covid

November 27th, 2020

17:44

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 …

Ep.11.Villages and across London

November 20th, 2020

15:26

I tell the story of a village that lost its broadband connection at 7AM every morning. I discuss crossing London - is it a challenge or a joy. A dad joke and some history

Ep.10.The living face covering and St Pancras

November 13th, 2020

14:25

This week, we talk about a living face covering, London St Pancras international station. Off course we have a dad joke and some history

Ep.9.The toothbrush and Autumn

November 6th, 2020

14:05

In this episode we talk about the toothbrush in the stomach. Autumn and Christmas. We have a dad joke and some events from history

Ep.8.Jet Pop and 4 doesn't go into 1

October 30th, 2020

16:50

the 8th Episode contains 

  • Funny - News story - Jet Pop
  • Rant - 4 clearly does not go into 1
  • Music - Game for two by Ryandayproductionhouse.com

Ep.7.The bluebird and Loyalty

October 23rd, 2020

14:24

This week we tell the story of a blue bird in a car park. I discuss the word Loyalty. Of course we have a dad joke and some events from history as well.

Ep.6.Lies, Damn lies and statistics

October 16th, 2020

16:22

Ep.6.Lies 

  • Funny News story - Doctors phone number mix up
  • Rant:Damn lies and statistics
  • This weeks Dad joke
  • Events from a couple of days in …

Ep.5.Rail unions striking in a pandemic, phone charger found in mans bladder and a dad joke

October 9th, 2020

10:59

Rail unions striking in a pandemic, phone charger found in mans bladder and a dad joke

Ep.4.Fined for farting and Customer Service

October 2nd, 2020

14:08

This weeks episode includes a funny news story entitled 'Fined for farting'. I have a rant about customer service, tell a dad joke and look briefly at a few event from the week gone by in years gone by.

Ep.3.The Great British Press, Search Parties and factoids

September 25th, 2020

20:26

This week we tell a story about a woman who finds herself in the search party looking for her. We moan about the great British press and then provide a few factoids from the week in years gone by

Ep.2-Foreign travel in a pandemic, Independent music, fun news

September 18th, 2020

20:37

In this episode

  • Handling your (tennis) balls
  • Independent Music - Ryan Day - What If I'm Scared?
  • Grumpy Rant - Foreign Travel in a pandemic

Ep.1-The High street

September 12th, 2020

11:23

A look at how the local high street may feature in our future.

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