Comments for http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml en-gb 30 Mon 26 Jan 2015 19:04:00 GMT+1 A feed of user comments from the page found at http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml U13928940 http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=94#comment18 If memory serves, Looternite, Ryanair fly to somewhere about 100km away from Stockholm, and claim it's local! Mon 18 May 2009 09:38:15 GMT+1 Looternite http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=89#comment17 Regarding the free RBS ads. Eddie Mair is Scottish, I beleive, and RBS is a Scottish bank hence the tendency to promote Scotland, Scottish culture and Scottish commerce at all times. Regardless of the fact that the English are the overwhelming majority of Licence payers Mon 18 May 2009 09:36:13 GMT+1 Looternite http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=84#comment16 Arlanda is a lot better than the airport used by Ryan Air that they pretend is Stockholm. Mon 18 May 2009 09:10:17 GMT+1 Thunderbird http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=78#comment15 It's great to see that even in times of stress and hardship examples of exceptional comedic genius can light up the path Fri 15 May 2009 14:27:01 GMT+1 Chris Ghoti http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=73#comment14 Eddie, what happened to the Glass Box table? Fri 15 May 2009 14:22:31 GMT+1 The Stainless Steel Cat http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=68#comment13 Eddie (2):"Yes, sir, that'll be the party of ant-people flying home to Chernobyl/Three Mile Island/Windscale. Please note that all tea and coffee will be served cold as we're not allowed to boil the kettle on this trip." Fri 15 May 2009 13:41:39 GMT+1 Big Sister http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=63#comment12 Is Sir Fred hiding in one of those, Hugh?Thinking about it, there could be a number of RBS baddies hidden in them, couldn't there? Fri 15 May 2009 12:14:02 GMT+1 funnyJoedunn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=57#comment11 Eddie, do you put these adverts on the blog just to wind us up?grooooan..... Fri 15 May 2009 12:09:45 GMT+1 Big Sister http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=52#comment10 :o)) Fri 15 May 2009 12:09:35 GMT+1 Stewart_M http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=47#comment9 Horse. You beat me to that one. Fri 15 May 2009 11:53:22 GMT+1 U12196018 http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=42#comment8 Big Sis - I thought you were going to tell us about the sketch on Not the Nine O' Clock News, in the Swedish chemist shop:"I'd like a deodorant please.""Ball or aerosol?""Neither, it's for my armpits." Fri 15 May 2009 11:51:53 GMT+1 eddiemair http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=36#comment7 Thunderbird (6), you know the answer to that. Fri 15 May 2009 11:42:03 GMT+1 Big Sister http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=31#comment6 Reminds me of the Maersk ferry message:"Today, in the bar, we are serving a typical Danish delicacy"which always turns out to be Swedish meatballs. ;o) Fri 15 May 2009 11:41:47 GMT+1 Thunderbird http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=26#comment5 Eddie (2) Surely you don't expect anyone to finish that old joke? Fri 15 May 2009 11:29:52 GMT+1 The Wrath Is Come http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=21#comment4 Or his thick Belfast accent - "geez a ticket te Arlanda" Fri 15 May 2009 11:26:00 GMT+1 U12196018 http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=15#comment3 He was practising his West Country accent when he made the booking. Fri 15 May 2009 11:24:06 GMT+1 U12196018 http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=10#comment2 Jim, Arlanda was a mistake. Hugh was meant to be going to Orlando. Fri 15 May 2009 11:22:09 GMT+1 eddiemair http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=5#comment1 "Look at the people down there, they look like ants..." Fri 15 May 2009 11:21:58 GMT+1 U13928940 http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/05/from_sweden_hugh_sykes_sends.shtml?page=0#comment0 So why is Hugh in Sweden?Arlanda's not a bad airport to use. Been through there a few times myself... Fri 15 May 2009 11:18:56 GMT+1