‘My Old Man’s a Busman’ Reflects On Pop Culture, Author’s Comical Life

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Author Peter Gilbert's new book shares reflections on life filled with chance encounters, humorous situations.

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Author Peter Gilbert provides a humorous look at life in his new autobiography, “My Old Man’s a Busman” (published by AuthorHouse UK).

From sitting on a freezing beach (so his dad could avoid paying parking charges) in the ‘70s to stealing Robbie Williams’ underwear during a photo shoot in the ‘90s, Gilbert has led an interesting life. His new book not only shows the comical twists and turns his life often took, but also provides a reflection on pop culture over the last few decades. Gilbert crosses paths with such pop culture icons as Status Quo, Bobby Moore, Hazel O’Connor and Tarzan.

An excerpt from “My Old Man’s a Busman”:

“Maybe the instruction was too literal for a hysterical woman (or maybe, in hindsight it was that my response had not been in the calmest of voice) but the next thing I knew she had opened the window and, screaming again literally threw the coins out as one would seeds to the pigeons in Trafalgar Square.
To be fair, one or two did go into the hopper. Others bounced off of it while some got nowhere near and simply ended up rolling down the road or under the car. As the cars behind us started on their horns, the shouting got louder.

I think that point signaled the end of the holiday. Also the relationship.”

My Old Man’s A Busman
By Peter Gilbert
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 244 pages | ISBN 9781496978684
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 244 pages | ISBN 9781496978677
E-Book | 244 pages | ISBN 9781496978691
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Peter Gilbert currently resides in Kent, England, where his free time is spent writing, listening to an eclectic assortment of music, still making “mixed tapes,” creating art pieces influenced by pop culture, contributing to various blogs and websites and daydreaming.

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