Posts Tagged ‘Manchester’

London Calling

22May17

If you’re a fan of Lord Of The Rings or Lost, you’ll enjoy my chat with the actor Dominic Monaghan. He talks about how he went from being a hyperactive child in Manchester to star in one of the world’s biggest film franchises and one of the most successful TV shows of all time. As […]


One Track Mind

24Oct16

Britain’s new railway should be re-named. The transport minister, Andrew Jones agrees with me but he wants to use the wrong name. The new line will connect London with the North of England. A lot of people are against it, especially in the communities that will be affected along the route where homes will be […]


Poll-axed

11Oct16

Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States and here’s why… In 2003, Manchester City Football Club moved into their new ground, the City of Manchester Stadium. The club held an online poll for the public to name different parts of the stadium. In February 2004, after the vote, the West Stand […]


Mack Nuggets.

02Nov15

Here’s what I’ve been up to on the radio lately including; The sinister truth about the sugar tax, police superhero PC Christopher Kouwenberg, what the Chinese President should have had to eat in Manchester, how Jeremy Corbyn almost messed up Britain sucking up, why Prince William is the wrong person to talk to the Chinese, […]


China Plate.

24Oct15

When the Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Manchester yesterday, they got the food wrong. On this trip they’ve been trying to introduce him to meals that are typically British. The day before, when he was taken to David Cameron’s ‘favourite’ pub in Buckinghamshire, he had Fish ‘n’ Chips. A special meal was prepared for him […]


I like playing long shots. In 2003 I presented the breakfast show on 106 Century FM, the regional station for the East Midlands of England. One morning there was a news story about a sushi restaurant in Manchester that served their food off naked models. I’m not talking about mannequins here, they were actual naked […]