Nick Abbot
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Currently, I am heard on LBC 97.3 in London and online on Friday and Saturday at 10pm.

I have three collections of columns on Amazon, the latest of which is here :

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Entries by Nick Abbot

The Human Race Has Crossed The Line

(0) Comments | Posted 18 May 2015 | (17:06)

I think I have had it with people. People are not the solution, people are the problem.

I drove to Swansea and back last week, through a torrent, with visibility so bad I could barely see the end of my bonnet. This is normal for Wales. One local said...

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The Royal Issue

(1) Comments | Posted 5 May 2015 | (16:57)

This is getting silly. An increasingly disinterested world is plunged into the desperate maelstrom of a manufactured media obsession about princes and princesses. The press are going large on the birth of a girl to a woman because it has been running with the election for what seems an eternity...

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Honky Honk Women...And Men

(0) Comments | Posted 30 April 2015 | (11:16)

Fifty percent of drivers in the UK admit to breaking traffic laws, which means that the other fifty percent are lying. Everybody breaks traffic laws, it is what they are there for.

Have you ever been on a motorway? Have you ever been on a motorway and driven at...

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The Pack Animal You Can't Ride

(0) Comments | Posted 28 April 2015 | (13:16)

Some people look as though they were separated at birth, even though they are not related at all. Keira Knightley and Natalie Portman are almost exactly the same when viewed from the neck up. Elijah Wood and Daniel Radcliffe are also hard to tell apart. Snoopy Snoopy Dogg Dogg looks...

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We've Found Plenty of Nothin'

(0) Comments | Posted 24 April 2015 | (10:00)

Astronomers have just found nothing. Hold the front page! Actually, they have found so much nothing that it made the news. This nothing is in space, where you would think that nothing would not look out place but this nothing is so humongous that it has men with Biros in...

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Massed Debaters

(0) Comments | Posted 3 April 2015 | (15:10)

The cameras zoomed in on the set of an expensive quiz show for which the prize was priceless. Against a vibrant blue background stood seven lecterns of such violent, rainbow hued luminosity they appeared to have been reclaimed from a Pink Floyd concert. Chris Tarrant did not appear but the...

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On The Cusp of Something BIG

(0) Comments | Posted 2 April 2015 | (14:46)

There has been a lot of uninformed speculation about what the Top Gear men will do next. Allow me to add my own uninformed speculation here.

Commentators have called it the end of an era, that the format is bigger than the stars, that they are doomed to eke out...

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Top Tears

(0) Comments | Posted 26 March 2015 | (12:37)

I write this from the standpoint of a fan. Top Gear is probably my favourite British TV show. I can not imagine sitting for hours watching repeats of any other programmes I have already seen with so much enjoyment. The only physical paper I buy is the Sunday Times and...

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Money for Something

(0) Comments | Posted 25 March 2015 | (13:53)

If it goes on like this, pretty soon there won't be anyone left to vote for. Practically everyone who is an MP, and many who have only thought of becoming one, are currently suspended, pending an investigation into their willingness to accept money from shady sources.

The problem is...

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We Want Our Dinner!

(4) Comments | Posted 16 March 2015 | (11:21)

Was the most important news story of the week that Boko Haram had pledged their allegiance to ISIS to create an international swivel eyed House of Crazy? Was it that Ed Miliband has two kitchens, or three kitchens as is now alleged? Was it that North Korea has started testing...

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Springtime for Nigel

(2) Comments | Posted 28 February 2015 | (13:23)

The Ukip spring get together started just as you would expect: a high kicking, goose stepping, Kugelblitz tank full of jack booted Nazis. They parked their Panzer in Margate and did the Hitler-hi-how-are-you straight armed salutation to the sea front. It could not have gone any better if Albert Speer...

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A Change Is Gonna Come

(0) Comments | Posted 3 February 2015 | (16:46)

In any mature market for fast moving consumer goods, the players are experts that, over the years, have honed their game to sharp elbowed perfection. Every pound is fought over and to increase one's share of it is very difficult to do.

The last thing that came out of...

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You Think Dog Product On Your Shoes Is Bad!

(0) Comments | Posted 22 January 2015 | (13:48)

2015 is not yet one month old and already I have seen the word of the year. That word is, prepare yourself..."Poonado". That is, a tornado made of poo.

A group of divers off the island of Dominica, in the Caribbean, have coined the term "poonado" to describe the...

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Fluttering From the Guttering

(0) Comments | Posted 22 November 2014 | (14:07)

What a load of sanctimonious, opportunistic hooey. Pigs don't see that much hogwash. Have you ever spied so many people falling over each to ingratiate themselves with a person they would not want to be actually associated with if he was giving away free money?

The phoney furore about the...

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He's Not the Messiah, He's Just Styled That Way

(0) Comments | Posted 18 October 2014 | (14:50)

I can't believe I am about to say this, but Donald Trump is right. The Donald has been in a Twitter spat with Russell Brand. A Twitter spat is something that no self respecting person over school age should be engaging in, so you have a measure of the combatants...

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Clackers Goes Crackers for Kippers

(0) Comments | Posted 11 October 2014 | (16:51)

"An earthquake in British politics" is how the press described the globe shattering upheaval in Clacton. The ground moved for Nigel, and he's got that gaping grin on his face to prove it. It was monumental, astounding, breathtaking and a lot of other words that came up in the Thesaurus.

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The Parties' Parties

(0) Comments | Posted 1 October 2014 | (15:43)

It is conference season, when in the past, faded seaside resorts would become the lands of broken promises. These days, conferences are held as far away from the sea as possible, as that is where the Kippers reside and neither of the two main parties wish to be associated with...

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Don't Panic (Much)

(1) Comments | Posted 30 August 2014 | (14:00)

How does our Prime Minister expunge from the public's memory the image of its chief executive being tossed about the waves of Polzeath like so much fat flotsam?

What can a PM, who is more drowning than waving, do to reassert his authority after being snapped flolopping amid the...

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The Commonwealth Games - The Joy of Whingeing

(0) Comments | Posted 4 August 2014 | (14:14)

The summer of televised sport drew to a close last night and the green ink complainers will now have to select some other topic to act as the focus of their ire. The displacement the sport has caused to the TV schedules had become the principle source of furious letters...

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Man's Greatest Achievement - Not Getting Sticky

(0) Comments | Posted 7 July 2014 | (13:54)

Summer this year has so far been a blink and you'll miss it affair, but it lasted long enough to cause an explosion of Coca-Cola in Somerset. Not an explosion of sales, an explosion of the actual drink itself.

A man, I will call him Michael Knight, because that is...

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