Ranald Mackechnie

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ranald@ranaldmac.com
+44 (0) 7973 219 652


About:

I love - my family. my friends. life itself. arsenal. staring out of the window. surfing [well, body boarding really]. cycling. kites. karaoke [signature number "Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town" by Kenny Rogers]. yoga. spain. scotland.

I veg - Breaking Bad [predictable, I know]. Mad Men [predictable, I know]. The Sopranos. Wet Hot American Summer. The Royle Family. The Simpsons. The Larry Sanders Show. The Office. In The Country with Jack Hargreaves. Curb Your Enthusiasm. You've Been Framed. New You've Been Framed. Best of You've Been Framed. Christmas You've Been Framed. Peep Show. Pulling. Question Time. Game of Thrones.

I popcorn - Godfather 1 & 2 but definitely not 3. Goodfellas. Casino. Double Indemnity. The Odd Couple. The Last Picture Show. Apocalypse Now. Kes. Midnight Cowboy. Strictly Ballroom. King Kong [1933, Jackson's effort not bad, but lacks the mystery of the original]. Frankenstein [1931]. Bride of Frankenstein. The Seven Faces of Dr Lao. Walkabout. The Sweet Smell of Success. The Virgin Suicides. Dig. Badlands. Night of the Hunter. The Graduate. The Life of Brian. Chinatown. Sunset Boulevard. Pan's Labyrinth. This Is Spinal Tap. Manhattan. Harold and Maude. Best in Show. Don't Look Now. The King of Comedy. Once Upon a Time in America. Toy Story 2. Get Carter [British original, obviously]. Er.. Anchorman, sorry.

I Pod - John Martyn. The Brian Jonestown Massacre. Sonny Boy Williamson. Kanye West. Bruce Springsteen. Miles Davis. Burt Bacharach. Reggae. Country & Western (for real, no irony). Gil Scott Heron. Keith Jarrett. Frank Sinatra. Black Uhuru. Led Zep. The Rolling Stones. Most 70's soul/r&b/funk. The Jam. Isaac Hayes. Maceo Parker. Captain Beefheart. Beach Boys. Bonnie Prince Billy. Brian Eno. Nancy Sinatra. Richard Hawley. Steve Reich. Neil Young. Nina Simone. Neil Diamond. The Byrds. Love. Sufjan Stevens. John Martyn again.

I hate - people standing too close to the baggage carousels at airports. litter. any gristle in meat products. indifference. bad manners.

I read - James Elroy. Chuck Palahniuk. Phil Hogan. Philip Pullman. John Le Carre. Jorge Luis Borges. John Pilger. Alan Watts. Graham Greene. The Guardian. Robert Anton Wilson. Joseph Conrad. Any magazine I find.

I respect - Buddha. Jesus. Mandela. Gandhi. Arsene Wenger. Brad Brown. Mohammed Ali.

I admire - Penn. Avedon. Arbus. Emmet Gowan. Milton H. Greene. Mitch Epstein. Egglestone. Teller. Parr. Tillmans.


 

Clients include:

Royal Mail
Barclays
Intel
Shelter
RFU
Budweiser
Accenture
GlaxoSmithKline
ATP
Christian Aid
Reuters
City National Bank
Ford
Corus
BT
Premier League
Budweiser
Innocent

Reebok
The Design Council
WH Smiths
Sainsburys
Virgin
COI
EMI
Securicor
Estee Lauder
KitKat. Nestle
Molton Brown
Boots
Ben Sherman
Vodafone
The FA
BBC
Channel 4

Mitre
Guinness World Records
Tate
Betfair
The Observer
Hilton International
Logica
Mubadala
TomTom
Npower
Abu Dhabi
NS&I
Petro Canada
Skandia
The Royal Academy
Madame Tussauds
ECB