“Bonnie Lad is an expression that means 'hello, how are you' in Newcastle upon Tyne - as in ‘Alreet Bonnie Lad'. You’ll hear it all the time if you go to a pub and watch all the old chaps greet friends as they come and go.
In Scotland, it's more of a description for a good looking guy. While I usually try to make the characters appear as though they could be anyone, I kept seeing a resemblance to George Clooney’s under the bonnet of this one.”
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