Category Archives: Guy Fawkes Night

Robin Hood Airport burns tonight

Tonight, I am burning Robin Hood Airport in effigy. There’s no need to call the police for reasons that should be obvious. The end. I applied a #TwitterJokeTrial hashtag mainly for the benefit of the many people down my way … Continue reading

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Guy Fawkes Night 2009 [UPDATED with bonfire and fireworks footage]

Previously, I’ve burned Tony Blair and Rebekah Wade in effigy. Last year, ‘Bob’ went up in flames and you got to join him (you lucky devils). This year, I’d like to introduce you to ‘Johnson': As you can see, Johnson … Continue reading

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I should crack 10,000 views by this afternoon…

Just five quick notes about reactions to ‘Bob’ and the bonfire mission: 1. I’m in the Telegraph, me. (Yes, they asked before rehosting the video.) 2. I always get a kick out of breaking the language barrier. 3. I even … Continue reading

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Broadcasting from inside a bonfire

(Psst! New here? Read more about ‘Bob’ here.) – Bob… is dead. Consigned to the flames in the name of art. But he was OK with it in the end (honest), and he wanted you to have this: Camera in … Continue reading

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Where rain go?

Rain come back! Rain come back! Save Bob!

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Rain save Bob!

Rain come! Rain come!

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Do not want!

No! No! No! Save Bob! Help Bob!

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Guy Fawkes Night 2008

So who’s going on the bonfire this year? You are. That’s right; you, ya bastard. You are going in the fire, and you are going to burn, and you are going to like it. More below the fold. < --------- … Continue reading

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A short list of rejects

For those who came in late: 2005: Tony Blair2007: Rebekah Wade OK, the time has finally come for me to (almost) reveal what the plan is for Guy Fawkes Night this year, starting with a list of who is not … Continue reading

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Ashes to ashes, funk to funky…

[For those who came in late: PROOF: Rebekah Wade is a guy!] In the case of Tony Blair, my two eldest boys were a bit young to fully appreciate the implications of burning someone in effigy (a situation that led … Continue reading

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