Boris does not depress your Boriswatch host. He of the estimable floppy-haired brow, the estimable wit, could never provoke even the faintest suicidal tendancies in yours truly. However, mindful of constituents and so forth, he has taken on the Vice-Chairmanship of a cross-party group on depression. “City living,” notes The Telegraph, “depresses one woman out […]
It seems that Boris has indulged in a little celebrity stalking. Or at the very least a following-up-stairs-in-ski-resorts tendency. ‘Spotty’ Posh should promote acne pride reports Ireland Online, going on to detail Boris’ sighting of the “unquestionably beautiful” Posh. Really, Boris, if you fancy her, you only have to say…
All’s been quiet on the Boris front recently – until this morning. All that is right about Boris’s column comes together in his controversial latest article “What’s Wrong With Clubbing Seals?”. Find a tricky subject, apply much needed logic, and you come up with an article that clears the mists of sentimentality is a uniquely […]
The subtle juggernaut that is Boris Johnson takes in another plaudit: he’s been nominated for the Best Entertainment Performance at the television BAFTAs, reports the Guardian. I, for one, fully expect him to win. GO BORIS, you floppy-haired wonder… UPDATE: Boris, commenting on his nomination: “”I feel like a fat German tourist propelled to the […]
Have I got moos for you, Boris – Simon Hoggart analyses Boris’s growing campaign about farmers’ pigswill. “He was brilliant”, says Simon. No need to state the obvious, Mr Hoggart…
We all know Boris is the best columnist around – but now it’s official. Boris has been named Columnist of the Year at the British Press Awards. The judges said Johnson was “unmissable for his ability to use an everyday event and use it to make a convincing political argument.” That’s the stuff, Boris!
Top Boriswatch contributor Badger Lyons has noted that The Spectator are giving away a free book this week. Says Badger, it “contains many quips and remarks from Boris and Co. It is predominantly Boris.”. Free Boris quotes!
Hearty thanks to James Forrester, a Boriswatch reader, who noted a glaring error on the Boris Factfile. I’d had Boris down at the Oxford Union president at the age of 9 – I know Boris’s a big brain, but gaining the presidency while still in regulation shorts is a little farfetched…
After a brief pause in Boris-related news, I can now reveal “And I thought the only big pricksround here were in the Labour party . . .” what must be the pinnacle of his career so far: he has been selected to be one of two virtual tour guides for the Henley River and Rowing […]
Just to confirm that our beloved Boris is still a lovable, cheery old sod, Empire magazine reports that Boris was seen emerging from the premiere of the gory blood-letting film The Passion of Christ singing “always look on the bright side of life…”