Below Dave Charlesworth hangs out of his snowy Hotel Beau-Site window in January 2000 to the strains of
Infotourist on the radio!(Sorry there may be problems with Chrome playback.. it's fine in IE!!)
A message from Incrowders Les and Stella
'Hi Carl! A challenge for our InCrowd friends!! I know that Mike's cinema news has Mark Knopfler's
brilliant 'Long Road' in the background and his exchange rate info (don't mention the current GB Pound's value!!) has Pink
Floyd's 'Money,' but I really want to identify the other regular pieces of music that Mike plays (OK, I know I'm a bit sad
and should get a proper hobby!!). I think there is some James Last / Herb Alpert music but I can't identify it -HELP! As it
looks like Infotourist will, sadly, go off air at the end of the year, how about putting together a collection of all the
regular music and past intros to 'Infotourist' as a memento of so many happy years? Cheers to all the 'In' crowd and ,of course,
not forgetting Rosemarie and Mike.'
Interesting.. thanks to Les and Stella.. well
we all love a challenge!
'Infotourist is history!'
That was a phrase often uttered by Mike as he finished each show. Sadly with Mike's
retirement, the show has indeed become 'history', but it's one with a lot of memories, including those many get
togethers of the Incrowd in the Oberland, and for years of loyal support from the show's listeners.
The 4th Incrowd Get Together was a great success. Glyn has provided a video of the Alphorn
antics below. (If you'd like to watch in High Definition( and who wouldn't) click the 'HD is off link' at the side of
the video once playing. This will take you to an HD version (further enhance your viewing by right click and selecting
Carl, Diana, Liz, Catherine, Les, Stella and Marina
Our 'caption competition' with a picture from the Incrowd Get Together of 2007
has been won by Les and Stella from Saffron Walden UK.. mainly due to volume, creativity and sheer bloody determination. My
favourite caption from Les and Stella was.."I think that's Mike at the head of the fly past" which cleverly encompassed
reference to Mike's virtual flights over the Oberland, my interest in virtual flights over the Oberland, the celebration of
the day, and the height of the restaurant making it a great place to watch a flypast from. So many congratulations to you
Les and Stella.. YOU WIN!! Thanks to everyone else that took part.. that's you Martin (I don't know why I bloomin' bothered)..
anyway it goes to prove that Essex still has some winners! Hip hip hurray for the Walkers (good name for hiking special