Festive Fairy Lights Prankster Is At It Again. It's Still Funny

A little while back we reported how festive prankster Steve McGawley - who had previously been in trouble with police after (sort of) spelling out 'bell end' with his Christmas lights (see the video below) - was back with a Halloween message that some people didn't take too kindly.

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It all led to a bit of speculation as to what the 44-year-old would have in store for this festive season. We're thrilled to report that - just like Santa - he has delivered the goods.

Twelve months after he put up lights in the shape of a bell followed by the word 'end' - as well as fairy lights in the shape of a penis - the Blackpool resident created another wholesome message.

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This time, McGawley has used his lights to spell out 'Traffic W' - followed by an illuminated anchor. We don't need to spell - or speak - that out for you, do we?

What's different is that this time, instead of just trying to shock people, he says he created the display in protest to the roadwork-induced traffic queues, which he claims form outside his home each evening and are being caused by works on a £21m tram track extension in the area.

Mr McGawley said: "There are proper tailbacks from about 4pm until 7pm.

"I think it's a bit silly how they have put every single roadworks all at the same time, and all those people can't get home when they have got all their kids to pick up.

"I know people driving past could see the funny side."

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If you missed it, however, then you missed it. The prankster has since adapted the sign so that a picture of two fingers is now next to the word 'traffic', much to McGawley's dismay.

"It was a really good anchor as well," he said. "I should have been an artist!"

We probably wouldn't go that far, but we can't deny his flair for inventive displays! Now we just have to wait till the next occasion to see what he comes up with next. Doing something around Easter would probably really upset some people. Not that we're condoning it at all, because as funny as it is, it looks pretty terrible.

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Claire Reid

Claire Reid is a journalist at LADbible. Claire graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in journalism. She’s previously worked at Trinity Mirror. Since joining LADbible, Claire has worked on pieces for the UOKM8? mental health campaign, the Yemen crisis, life in the Calais Jungle as well as a profile of a man who is turning himself into a cyborg.

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