Archive for December, 2011

Mack’s Craic

27Dec11

I hope you had a great Christmas. As usual, Julie and I had Christmas dinner together, just the two of us which is exactly how we like it. It’s so much cheaper too. We only have to buy a box of twelve Christmas crackers every six years. It’s panto season, so we went to see […]


Mack’s Craic

18Dec11

The sound of Swindon will return on Friday at quarter past eight but I need your help. For over a hundred years, the steam hooter at Swindon’s railway works used to sound to tell everyone when to start and stop work. It could be heard for miles and was known as Swindon’s alarm clock. Its […]


Mack’s Craic

11Dec11

David Hempleman-Adams and his sixteen year old daughter Amelia have made it to the South Pole. David’s very relieved, he was sick of hearing “Dad, are we there yet?” David Cameron has told the French and the Germans he has no plans to go to a wife swapping party. He’s also walked away from the […]


Mack’s Craic

04Dec11

I appeared on stage at the Wyvern Theater inSwindonon Sunday as part of the Kentwood Choir’s “Christmas Cracker”. I got to sing “You’ll Never Walk Alone”, backed by the choir and the Albourne Brass Band. The most amazing part was that Dame Cleo Laine was in the audience. I even got to have dinner with […]