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16th June 2014

Simon Grundy in the morning

Here’s what you missed........

I hope you all had a brilliant weekend, I definitely did! Not only did I have an amazing night on Saturday for my friend’s hen party but I was actually hangover free on Sunday and successfully made a lamb Sunday roast all on my own! My good daughter deed for the day was definitely appreciated by my dad. Not only was everything delicious (even if I do say so myself) but I was over the moon that my very first attempt at Yorkshire puddings went down a treat! Simon lost a few pennies betting on the horses at Hexham races with the missus and he was spoilt rotten on Father’s Day so a good weekend had by all!

I just know that everyone woke up this morning thinking “What else can I use my microwave for??" well don’t despair because I’ve found an article that answers that very question. Apparently you can use your microwave for so many other reasons than just heating up food. You can dry your tights, revive mascara and dry out herbs just to name a few. My personal favourite however has to be that you can use the microwave to make a cake in a mug!!! All you need is 2 oz of softened butter, 2oz of caster sugar, 1 egg, 2 oz of self raising flour and a few drops of vanilla extract; mix together until smooth and pour into a large mug. Simply place the mug in the microwave and cook for 2 and a half minutes until firm! I can’t wait to try it out this afternoon.

Don’t forget that all this week we’re giving you the chance to win tickets to North East Live! Keep listening every morning so you know when to give us a ring.



Posted by Danielle Moore at 10:32am

A Beginners Guide to The World Cup

13th June 2014

Simon Grundy in the morning

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If like me you’re not a huge fan of the football but still want to look and sound like you’re interested, I’ve found a perfect beginners guide to use so you can try and blend in easily in a crowd of football supporters. I can’t wait to try some of these out, but to be honest I don’t think they’ll make me sound like a footballing expert, but more like an awkward uncomfortable spectator. For example as soon as the match starts, this guide advises you to say at least one of the following: “Come on football!” , or “I think that we are going to be in for a great game” and my personal favourite “ I am enjoying myself”. If a goal is scored you should scream “what a goal, climb onto my back”. The guide also includes options of what you could wear to ‘blend in’. Apparently all you need to do is ‘sellotape a football flag around your face for an instant football effect’. This could possibly be the worst yet funniest guide I’ve ever seen.

I’m sorry to burst your bubble, especially if you haven’t realised yet, but it’s Friday the 13th!!! Dun Dun Duuuuun!! Did you know that the fear of Friday the 13th is known as 'Paraskevidekatriaphobia' (try and say that 10 times fast), and it's actually a combination of 2 separate fears; a fear of the number 13 and a fear of Fridays! What could be scary about Fridays?! It’s the start of the weekend!

Enjoy your time off work and get yourselves down to Castledene shopping centre tomorrow to join me and Simon for a football fun filled day! Oh and don’t forget to spoil your dad on Sunday, it’s probably the only day of the year when you’re not allowed to ask for money or a lift!



Posted by Danielle Moore at 10:56am

Will I get a rash from drinking that??

12th June 2014

Simon Grundy in the morning

Here’s what you missed........

Simon finally returned today after his relaxing spa session at Seaham Hall and he thought what better way to start the day than phoning Portugal.......that’s right, we rang Portugal as part of our hilarious game ‘Time for Tea’. The man on the other end of the phone was absolutely lovely and really tried to explain that his cafe sold ‘Gorreana’ tea and NOT ‘Gonorrhea’ tea as Simon thought it was.The kind gent even told us we wouldn’t end up getting a rash by drinking his tea.

I found a brilliant YouTube video that’s gone viral in a matter of days. What would you do if you were stuck in an airport overnight all alone? Well the man in this video thought of a perfect way to while away the hours. Before the check- in ladies left, he kindly asked them for some luggage tape and seeing as he was literally the only person in the airport he sellotaped his iPhone to a wheelchair and used it to film himself singing along to Celine Dion ‘All by Myself’; it’s class and if you haven’t seen it, have a watch on our Facebook page. It got me thinking, if you could pick a song that describes how you’re feeling this morning what would it be? Mine would probably be Journey, ‘Don’t stop believing’ or even Pharrell Williams ‘Happy’, just because I’m in such a good mood.

Oh and if you didn’t know, it’s the start of that famous football tournament today in that South American country, you know the one we’re not allowed to mention?!



Posted by Danielle Moore at 10:38am

What annoys you most about your partner?!

11th June 2014

Morgan in the morning

Here’s what you missed........

Back to work after a nice team building day out at Seaham Hall yesterday.....hope you didn’t miss me too much. We were learning all about listening, and Simon couldn't have been paying attention because he’s been told he has to spend a second day training. Personally I think he’s fibbing and in fact he’ll be sitting in the spa all day and no doubt looking forward to a massage after dinner.

Katie McClements made the mistake of telling John Morgan what her fiancé got up to on his stag do............ Basically he came home with a little yet permanent memento, I honestly found it hilarious!!! A lot of you got in touch to tell us what stupid things your partners have done that have annoyed you; Morgans wife kicked off with him once because he wallpapered the spare room thinking he was doing a good deed, but found out he’d hung it all upside down! Julie on Facebook told us of a time when her partner who was apparently really good at changing tyres changed hers and put the jack in the wrong place causing a huge bump in the car!

Speaking of cars, did you know that when it comes to finding out what the tyre pressure should be on your car there’s actually a little sticker on the driver’s door which gives you the answer!! Everyday’s a school day.

Simon should be back tomorrow once he’s finished relaxing......sorry I mean learning. If Simon’s back that means only one thing, ‘Time for Tea’ will also be returning so don’t miss it.



Posted by Danielle Moore at 10:07am

They think it's all is now!

9th June 2014

Simon Grundy in the morning

Here’s what you missed........

We kicked off our new competition today giving you the chance to win a brand spanking new HD LED Smart TV to watch all the England matches on. If you haven’t heard, all you have to do is send us a selfie showing the new Sun FM England car sticker in your car, with the registration and your pretty face. If you tune in every morning and hear your registration read out, just give us a ring and you’ll qualify to play my little game. The game’s pretty simple; I’m going to read out a well known piece of football commentary and all you have to do is tell us which famous footy match it’s from. Today’s piece was “Some people are on the pitch.....they think it’s all is now!” Now I’m not much of a football fan but even I knew when that was from, however it took Yvonne from Pennywell a little longer to guess it correctly! I think you could actually hear the cogs turning in her brain. Anyway she got it right and knew it was from the 1966 final when England beat West Germany so she now goes in to Friday’s draw to win that tele.

Simon and I are off tomorrow so you’ll have the pleasure of listening to John Morgan in the morning. We’re off to some sort of team building work day out which I’m actually looking forward to; I wonder if I need to take a packed lunch like you would on a school trip to the farm......I hope so......cheese and pickle sandwiches and a packet of crisps!!

Catch you all Wednesday morning!



Posted by Danielle Moore at 10:24am

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