Posts Tagged ‘swearing’

My Problem with the F Word

January 6, 2010 5 comments

British television, apart from a few isolated islands of brilliance, is slipping slowly into a sticky quagmire of something worse than mediocrity.  The F Word, starring the King of Cussing, Gawdon Ramsay seems to be leading the charge. Read more…


Spicy Meatballs with Spaghetti

December 16, 2009 Leave a comment
Spaghetti and meatballls

Spaghetti and meatballs al la Roman Maroni.

I have been thinking a lot recently about my very, very good friend Mike “Roman Maroni” McKenna. I have, through much fault of my own, lost touch with him. One of the warmest, kindest and funniest people I have ever known. I want him back. Mike, if you read this blog, this message is for you: Read more…

Sweary Chefs

October 30, 2009 1 comment

I have been thinking about sweary chefs today. The most famous sweary chef must be Gordon Ramsay, but I believe he’s actually a lightweight. Surely there must be a chef whose invective is a little less scripted and a little better crafted with beautifully chosen, magnificently vile curses, carelessly yet elegantly placed for maximum effect?

Please, if you know of such a beast, I’d love to have a cheeky little listen to him. Tell me his name and his whereabouts. I want to make him famous and show Gordon what an amateur rudie he really is.