Tag Archives: Patrick Kearney

PK, Part Two

On Friday, I began the story of my friend and colleague PK, and gave you a basic outline of the man. But nothing that I have said there really strikes at the heart of the person he was in those … Continue reading

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PK, Part One

In the early days of this site I wrote a fair few pieces which featured my old friend and workmate Patrick Kearney, the man otherwise known as ‘PK’. He was the one who first bought me malt whiskey, who set … Continue reading

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Kath, Part Two

The engagement party of Paul Holland and Karina Medley took place, as every McDonald’s party seemed to, at Options nightclub, near Leamington station. Paul and Karina’s was, I am pretty sure, the first engagement party I had ever been to, … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Promotion

August Bank Holiday Monday 1984 was the most chaotic day I think I have had in my life. It was, of course, also one of the most fun. I was scheduled to work a normal eight hour shift at McDonald’s … Continue reading

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A Trip to Ludlow

Thinking back, it seems that the summer of 1986 did odd things to our parents. Mine decided to move to a house in a village called Bubbenhall, which meant that we were almost exactly twenty minutes from anywhere, despite the … Continue reading

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The Silver Jubilee

Do you remember the first time that you went out for a drink with your workmates? This particular epithany reached me sometime during the summer of 1984. I was working in my first ‘proper’ job, at McDonald’s and as I … Continue reading

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