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Post Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:16 pm

I am going to be on TV tonight at 7.30pm

Just spent the day fixing letters and plaques to the Liberty Stadium and the BBC were filming me fitting the plaques for an article on the 100 years of the Swans. It will be going out on S4C at 7,30pm tonight and should air my bit around 15 minutes into the program. :D :D :D :D

I'll put some pics up tomorrow.
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Post Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:25 pm

I'll look out for you Mike :D
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Post Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:35 pm

Play "spot the flourescent waistcoat" :lol1:
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Post Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:56 pm

Well Mike, you got more air time than I did when I was filmed at a butchers shop putting up some window graphics for the 1998 world scotch pie champion. :-?
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Post Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:56 pm

I dunno Phill, to Joe Public it could look like Mike is cleaning pigeon crap off the wall !!!

Hope they got better pics of your work Mike :)

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Post Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:05 pm

They will announce 10 new names every year, but will only update the plaques every 2 years. This will make the layout better as there are 4 plaques per brick. There will eventually be 100 plaques put there over the next 8 years. Each line represents a year ie the top line is 2011 and the next line is 2012

Having problems uploading pics, too big, hurumph!
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Post Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:37 pm

The bronze head was not made by me and has been there a few years. Whoever fixed it in place should have gone to Specsavers. And I had to move the stone plaque. It took me an hour to chisel it off the wall as it had been epoxied on. Luckily no damage to the wall.


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This is Keith Walker fitting his own plaque.

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Post Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:56 pm

Was Keith too mean to pay you to do it then? :(
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Post Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:06 pm

Phill Fenton wrote:Well Mike, you got more air time than I did when I was filmed at a butchers shop putting up some window graphics for the 1998 world scotch pie champion. :-?


amazingly, the BBC were in our place for over two hours filming for a documentary on my brother.

he also told me they spent 3 days filming his every move in Italy.

We watched it just recently and although the documentary included about 15 minutes of him and his work, there was less than 3 seconds of our footage used, and about 10 seconds of him being followed in Italy. bizarre costs!
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Post Sat Sep 22, 2012 9:05 am

They were there for a good 2.5 hours and filmed my every move. And the footage of Kieth wasn't used at all. While they were filming him was the only chance I had to take a few pics.
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Post Sat Sep 22, 2012 1:20 pm

The guy in the Pink shirt doesn't look to happy about you taking pictures Mike :lol1: :lol1: :lol1:
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Post Sat Sep 22, 2012 4:15 pm

LOL, Mike,

I see you took your bestest toolbox to site for the camera :D :D

Why do we sigwriters carry our tools in cardboard boxes, and use milk crated to stand/sit on, is beyond me.

Oh, sorry, I use empty beer crates :lol1:
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Post Sat Sep 22, 2012 6:22 pm

Martin wrote:The guy in the Pink shirt doesn't look to happy about you taking pictures Mike :lol1: :lol1: :lol1:


:lol1: Martin that is the bloke I got the job through! :D
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Post Sat Sep 22, 2012 6:31 pm

Gert du Preez wrote:LOL, Mike,

I see you took your bestest toolbox to site for the camera :D :D


:oops: Gert, that was the box the plates were delivered in. Had to get my monies worth out of it.
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Post Sat Sep 22, 2012 9:50 pm

Nice one , well done.
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Post Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:40 pm

Great Mike........X Factor next aye? :D
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Post Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:51 am

Nice one Mike!
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Post Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:40 pm

Well done Mike.....good looking job

now I know why you were after those screws a few weeks ago and very glad the screwdriver didnt slip and scratch a plaque whilst the cameras were rolling.


I really would have like to have seen several cones around your step ladders while you were working and hope you weren't up there for more than 20 minutes without a break... a hard hat wouldn't have gone a miss either..
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Post Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:56 pm

well done mike :wink:

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