Manxman makes exhibition of himself

LEZAYRE resident Mike Bathgate is one of the 2,400 people selected to appear on the empty fourth plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square as part of Antony Gormley’s One & Other project.

He spent his hour in the limelight promoting the Isle of Man and persuading onlookers that the UK should be administered by the Island. Mike thanked Flybe who provided 15 free tickets in the form of paper aeroplanes he launched from on high. More here.