The Garrulous Jay – Deputy Dog

The Garrulous Jay – Deputy Dog

Hello! George is on holiday at the moment, so he’s asked me to step in and write this week’s edition of The Garrulous Jay. For those of you who don’t know me I’m Dudley and, along with my cockerpoo colleague Flo, I’m in charge of on-site security and client...
The Garrulous Jay – Lucky Lucky England

The Garrulous Jay – Lucky Lucky England

On Sunday evening England got lucky. If Italy had managed to retain possession of the ball until the final whistle Gareth Southgate would have been unable to bring on substitutes Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho to take penalties. His meticulously planned shoot-out...
The Garrulous Jay – The Final Countdown

The Garrulous Jay – The Final Countdown

At around 10.00pm on the 26th June 1996 a football player with one previous penalty miss for Crystal Palace three seasons previously, made the long walk from the halfway line at Wembley to take the sixth spot kick for England against Germany. Gareth Southgate’s...
The Garrulous Jay – Savaged

The Garrulous Jay – Savaged

BrewDog is a business whose success owes much to a carefully cultivated image of controversy and rebellion. This is evident in the name of their best-known beer, Punk IPA, and in the fourth element of their Charter: “we blow shit up.” It is for this reason that the...
The Garrulous Jay – Hair Today…

The Garrulous Jay – Hair Today…

On Wednesday I did something for the first time in 2021: I had a haircut… I had wanted to darken the doors of 6 Upper Goat Lane in Norwich for some months, but when I called Flint Hair in March to make an appointment I was dismayed to discover they had a three month...
The Garrulous Jay – Planner To The Apes

The Garrulous Jay – Planner To The Apes

Mission accomplished! The Norfolk Fellaton completed their nine day Odyssey from Land’s End to John O’Groats at 4.50pm on Sunday and, after succumbing to a virulent case of FOMO, their team sponsor was there to witness them reaching the finishing post. Their combined...