Mr Bloom has had a long and varied career encompassing Financial Services, the Army and Politics. He is one of the few members of the European Parliament anyone has ever heard of, with his speeches receiving over 1 million internet hits. Forthright, amusing and controversial his articles in Public Service Europe Magazine have been both witty and prescient. They are compiled in this anthology. Billy Nomates is an ideal train ride or poolside read and downstairs lavatory volume alongside the old Giles' Cartoon book.