Posts Tagged ‘Wedding’

London Calling


In my latest show for America, Slim Jim Phantom talks about the success of The Stray Cats from starting out in London to making it in America, the breakup, the reunions and how he’s worked with rock ‘n’ roll royalty. In, “What’s Happening In Britain” – Reaction to the terror attacks in Barcelona; Why Britain […]

You can always have fun when a misconception causes insecurity. My friends, Martyn and Emma, got married in Dorset on Bank Holiday Monday and Julie & I were invited. They’ve been together for almost twenty years, so the wedding was a very casual affair in a nice hotel at the seaside. Unless you were the […]

On this day in 1987, a pipefitter from Great Sankey near Warrington and Julie Halford from Tikipunga in New Zealand were married at St Paul’s church, Paihia in the Bay of Islands. Happy 28th wedding anniversary Sweetie! Craic on! Listen to the latest Mack Nuggets at; If you enjoyed this Craic, please click “like” […]

Mother’s Day.


I got an unexpected bonus last weekend. I visited my parents in the North West, sat with my mum and recorded a “Director’s Commentary” to go along with our 8mm home movies. In one of our many tea breaks, my dad pulled out their old wedding album from 1956. When we’d finished recording the stuff […]

Before we met.


Today Julie and I are celebrating our twenty-sixth wedding anniversary. We got married in a little stone church near the water in New Zealand’s Bay of Islands. We’d met a couple of years earlier at a wedding in Whangarei. I was with a load of my mates at the reception at Glenbervie Pipeband Hall when I […]

“Inappropriate places to break wind” was the phone-in topic on the Billy Butler show on BBC Radio Merseyside yesterday. As you can imagine, the callers were hilarious. We were listening as we drove to my cousin Victoria’s wedding. Victoria married her new husband Richard in the church where her mum and dad, my auntie Hazel […]