Jake the Writer http://localhost/ The Pod of the Blog for RadioFreeUK.org Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:26:02 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9 104386166 Memory almost full : @JakeTheWriter https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/2016/10/28/memory-almost-full-jakethewriter/ https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/2016/10/28/memory-almost-full-jakethewriter/#comments Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:26:02 +0000 https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/?p=271 This week’s podcast from Jakethewriter, retired travel writer, journalist, author and commentator, shares some of his memories before he forgets. Memory almost full I’ve lost my car keys, I’ve searched everywhere.  It doesn’t matter I won’t need them until I remember where I’ve left my car.  That’s a joke rather like my chum telling me that … Continue reading "Memory almost full : @JakeTheWriter"]]> https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/2016/10/28/memory-almost-full-jakethewriter/feed/ 1 271 Into the melting pot! : @JakeTheWriter https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/2016/10/14/into-the-melting-pot-jakethewriter/ Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:36:24 +0000 https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/?p=262 Today the Podcast from Jakethewriter, retired travel writer, freelance journalist, author and commentator voices a few thoughts on migrants but keeps it nice by not mentioning Muslims. Into the melting pot! Take a piece of white man; wrap him up in black skin. Add a touch of blue blood and a little bitty bit of … Continue reading "Into the melting pot! : @JakeTheWriter"]]> 262 Possibly our first “Jolly boy’s” outing! : @JakeTheWriter https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/2016/10/07/possibly-our-first-jolly-boys-outing-jakethewriter/ Fri, 07 Oct 2016 14:40:49 +0000 https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/?p=254 This week’s Podcast from Jakethewriter, retired travel journalist, author, freelance writer and commentator dips into his memory bank and relates his experience with Murphy’s Law. If anything can go wrong, it probably will! Possibly our first “Jolly boy’s” outing! 1983 was the year of the “loadsamoney” generation. Margaret Thatcher in the glow of the Falklands … Continue reading "Possibly our first “Jolly boy’s” outing! : @JakeTheWriter"]]> 254 They call tattooing art! : @jakethewriter https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/2016/09/30/they-call-tattooing-art-jakethewriter/ Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:25:58 +0000 https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/?p=249 Today’s Podcast from Jakethewriter, travel journalist, author, blogger and commentator looks at tattooing with a somewhat jaundiced eye. They call tattooing art! My regular readers will recall that I often dive into my memory bank and even dine out on the tale of my being naked in the gym changing room when a young man, … Continue reading "They call tattooing art! : @jakethewriter"]]> 249 You know that you will enjoy it when you get there : @JakeTheWriter https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/2016/09/16/you-know-that-you-will-enjoy-it-when-you-get-there-jakethewriter/ Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:11:19 +0000 https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/?p=243   This week’s Podcast from Jakethewriter retired travel writer and journalist, author and blogger talks about his lifelong aversion to parties or is it that he’s been a grumpy sod for the best part of his life? You know that you will enjoy it when you get there I had a big boy’s birthday last … Continue reading "You know that you will enjoy it when you get there : @JakeTheWriter"]]> 243 It’s a bit late for PTSD : @JakeTheWriter https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/2016/09/09/its-a-bit-late-for-ptsd-jakethewriter/ Fri, 09 Sep 2016 11:05:38 +0000 https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/?p=237 This week’s Podcast is a personal memory from Jakethewriter, Blogger, Travel Writer, Journalist and Author who thinks he is getting soft in his old age. It’s a bit late for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder This is a fairly short blog because I have had a certain amount of difficulty writing it. It’s a bit more … Continue reading "It’s a bit late for PTSD : @JakeTheWriter"]]> 237 Blame Brexit : @JakeTheWriter https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/2016/08/26/blame-brexit-jakethewriter/ Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:16:34 +0000 https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/?p=230 This week’s Podcast from Jakethewriter, author, travel writer, journalist and ‘Project Fear’ hater, explains why he didn’t upgrade his car this week. Blame Brexit I have had a long love affair with a car, now there’s a confession! I’ve owned a top of the range V8 Lexus since it was just a two year old. … Continue reading "Blame Brexit : @JakeTheWriter"]]> 230 It’s Downhill All The Way : @JakeTheWriter https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/2016/08/19/its-downhill-all-the-way-jakethewriter/ Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:23:29 +0000 https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/?p=224 Today’s Podcast from Jakethewriter, Oldie, Blogger, Travel Writer, Author and Commentator on thoughts of getting old It’s Downhill All The Way Today’s blog came about after a friend on FaceBook wrote complaining of the usual aches and pains of old age, especially as her 65th birthday was that day. One of her friends commented that … Continue reading "It’s Downhill All The Way : @JakeTheWriter"]]> 224 For the last time ‘Rio isn’t the right venue’ : @JakeTheWriter https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/2016/08/05/for-the-last-time-rio-isnt-the-right-venue-jakethewriter/ Fri, 05 Aug 2016 11:15:11 +0000 https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/?p=218 This week’s Podcast from jakethewriter. Sailor, travel journalist, author and commentator comes as the Summer Olympics 2016 in Rio de Janeiro opens and touches a doom laden nerve with Jake. And for the very last time – “Rio isn’t the right venue” I promise that this will be the very last blog that I write … Continue reading "For the last time ‘Rio isn’t the right venue’ : @JakeTheWriter"]]> 218 You talkin’ to me? : @JakeTheWriter https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/2016/07/29/you-talkin-to-me-jakethewriter/ Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:44:33 +0000 https://radiofreeuk.org/blogs/jake/?p=210 This week’s Podcast from freelance travel writer, author, blogger and commentator, Jakethewriter, came to being when he discovered that he didn’t just find that he was talking to himself but actually having conversations. He thought he should justify himself before the men in white coats appear. You talkin’ to me? There’s no-one else here, so … Continue reading "You talkin’ to me? : @JakeTheWriter"]]> 210