Grumpy Old Women

I know that they don’t look very grumpy … but they are.

One of the things I love about my job is the range of people that I get to talk to. This morning I had the opportunity to chat to Linda Robson and Jenny Éclair who are currently in Perth for Grumpy Old Women Live.

We chatted about the hit BBC television programme that launched the show and I asked them what makes them grumpy about Australia.

They were very complimentary about our land down under and couldn’t find too much to complain about here ….. until Jenny remembered seeing some of our morning television.

She doesn’t mind the programmes but she found it a bit odd when it came to a very long advertisement about a ladder. I suggested that it’s a very good ladder but she wasn’t convinced.

Jenny Éclair is a comedian, actress, novelist and radio presenter. Although I’d never seen any of her work before the Grumpy Old Women TV show, I immediately warmed to her in that programme and so I was thrilled that she was able to drop in to our studios.

Linda Robson will celebrate 40 years in show business in January next year and is perhaps best known for her role as Tracey Stubbs in the BBC series Birds of a Feather. Pauline and I were big fans of Birds of a Feather so it was a real honour to meet Linda.

If you’d like to hear what the Grumpy Old Women had to say just click the play button on the audio player at the bottom of this post.

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Rodney Olsen

Rodney is a husband, father, cyclist, blogger and podcaster from Perth Western Australia.

He previously worked in radio for about 25 years but these days he spends his time at Compassion Australia, working towards releasing children from poverty in Jesus' name.

The views he expresses here are his own.

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