Next time you’re on the ferry to Mull, don’t pick an argument with the ship’s cook, he probably won’t give a toss. So if the pie is still cold and the gravy comes in slices, keep your peace, otherwise you might be wearing it.
That’s because the CalMac Oban to Craignure ferry's chief chef has just won one of the biggest prize draws in the country. It was certainly the biggest prize draw that Honda (UK) has ever staged, with the chance to win one of everything that the company sells in the UK.
Picked at random from almost 100,000 entries, Michael McGovern’s name came out first, and to say his gob was well and truly smacked is something of an understatement: “I’ve never filled in any online competitions before and I still don’t know why I did this one,” laughed the Oban resident, “When I was told I’d won, my first reaction was that it was a con. It took a bit of time for the reality to sink it. Somebody has to win and it might as well be me! To say I’m happy would be a bit of an understatement!”
Valued at £30,000, Michael’s total prize haul included:
* A Honda Civic 1.8 SE
* A Honda CBR600F motorcycle
* A Honda TRX420FPM ATV
* A Honda HRX476QX lawn mower
* A Honda EU10i portable generator
* A Honda T271E inflatable boat
* A Honda BF5 outboard engine