Posts Tagged ‘North East’

John Myers has been a big part of my life for a while now, even though I never knew him that well. I woke up this morning to the sad news that John had died. He was in charge of Century Radio when I worked there in the North East in 1998 and 1999. The […]


Once I was given a dead fish. It was in 2009 when I was the Breakfast Show host at TFM Radio in the North East. I’d been the guest of honour at the birthday celebrations at a local lifeboat station. I don’t know why I was booked and I had no idea I was the […]


The show did go on! One day in 2007, The Graham Mack Blues Band were booked to play at Mr Kyps in Poole, Dorset. The only problem was, I was living over 300 miles away in the North East and the musicians that made up the band there, weren’t available on that night. I called […]


The show must go on! That’s the first rule of show business. From July 2006 till May 2010 I lived in the North East. I was the host of the Breakfast Show on TFM Radio. I was also the front man of The Graham Mack Blues Band. All of the musicians in the band lived […]


The thing I liked most about living in the North East was the people. There was a straight talking, no-nonsense, practicality to them. In 2006 when I presented the Breakfast show on TFM on Teesside. The Euromillions lottery jackpot went to over a hundred million pounds. I asked people to call in to the show […]


“Stop saying ‘minutes’ when you tell the time on the air!” That was the first thing I was told off for when I started working on the radio in Australia in 1993. My Program Director grabbed me and said, “When you say it’s twenty-one MINUTES past, we KNOW it’s MINUTES! No one thinks it could […]