Archive for February, 2013

Mack’s Craic

27Feb13

On April Fool’s Day it’s traditional for British newspapers to print a selection of bizarre, but just about believable, nonsense stories. Last year, bogus stories included an Irn-Bru tax for Scotland, a new Arsenal fragrance (that smells of the Emirates stadium) and news that Alesha Dixon was selected for the British Olympic Fencing team. April […]


Mack’s Craic

17Feb13

I got “tutted” at in a shop last week. It was the first of two very different shopping experiences I’ve had recently. I wanted to get Julie something for Valentines Day, so I parked in a pay-and-display car park near the shop but discovered I didn’t have any change for the machine. I nipped into […]


Mack’s Craic

10Feb13

Three big things have been proved by tests recently. First of all, tests found that the remains found under a council car park in Leicester were those of King Richard the Third. Right now, archaeologists are continuing to search for his pay and display ticket. If it’s not found, the City Council says he’ll be charged for […]