Author Archives: Paul Sinha

About Paul Sinha

Trundling along, quizzing,joking and watching a lot of sport.

Joke of the Fringe

  I’ve done this particular post before back in 2011. Nobody paid much attention then and I’m sure nobody will pay much attention now. It concerns the small matter of Tim Vine winning the annual Dave’s Joke of the Fringe … Continue reading

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Failing the Test.

  Watching India at the Oval on Saturday was certainly enjoyable, meeting up with old friends, boozing in the sun. My mind wandered to the 1979 Test where I saw Botham take his 100th Test wicket in a match legendary … Continue reading

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A blog. For the sake of blogging.

So my new year’s resolution to blog more often has failed miserably. I just don’t have enough confidence in my ability to make my opinions interesting. Not a great trait for a stand up comedian to have. This is really … Continue reading

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A quick Fringe guide……….

I’m not doing Edinburgh this year. That is three years in a row. I have my reasons, and I am confident that I will be up in 2015. In the meantime the following people are risking everything in the hope … Continue reading

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Thank you.

 This is directed at the England football squad , and it’s something that I suspect you have not heard that often recently. Thank you. Thanks for trying your best at the end of a long season. The Liverpool contingent had … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014. The players to watch.

It is here. World Cup 2014 is upon us, the  poor have been stowed away, Sepp Blatter’s every pronouncement cements his position as Tool of the Millennium, and there is no doubt that the next few weeks are going to … Continue reading

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Ukip if you want to.

  I have always been openly.patriotic. A lot of people sneer at the idea of being passionate about an accident of birth. I cheerfully accept that it’s not for everyone. But I have long felt gratitude for decisions made by … Continue reading

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Football. Bloody hell.

As has been well documented, it has been a roller coaster season for a Liverpool fan. Starting the Premier League season as 33-1 outsiders, a series of amazing performances meant that the frankly impossible became possible. And then reality, and … Continue reading

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Club Comedy – a defence

A few weeks ago I won my first ever comedy award, after several surprise nominations. I am Club Comedian of the Year, according to respected industry website Chortle. Although I am perfectly aware that I am not the best out … Continue reading

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The problem with panel shows.

 Last year I was chatting to an effervescent bright young comic at a party when he mentioned that he was doing Mock the Week later in the week. As he said the words , I didn’t feel envy as I … Continue reading

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