Archive for September, 2010


I hope you like the photo above. Just for fun, can you guess where it was taken? It’s a photo of unfinished building work, but is it: a) London’s 2012 Olympic Stadium. b) Facilities for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. c) Swindon town centre. Politicians always confuse me. My favorite quote from Ed Miliband is, […]

Mack’s Craic


This week I feel like I’m diagonally parked in a parallel universe. It’s autumn, a difficult time if you like to complain a lot. It’s too late to whinge about how hot it is, too early to whine about how cold it is. Most of the time the weather is “just right”. You have to […]


Thank you to everyone who came out to help fix up the vandalized skate park at Walcot. I assembled a team which included the Mayor, local MP, Chief of Police and the editor of our local paper. We called ourselves “The Mack Pack”. The real stars on the day were the kids. We got everybody […]

Macks Craic.


This William Hague story won’t go away. The political technique of distraction has never been more important “Quickly David, grab that baby and go and stand outside number 10 for a bit!” Talking of babies, pregnant Celion Dion has shown off her huge baby bump. I’ve seen the pictures, now her tummy matches her chin. […]