FILEY FAX

Steal with pride, particularly blog post titles. And ALWAYS include a cat picture. This one from near Bonhommes in Filey. It’s been 15 years, back to Euro 2002 and Sven, since I was in Filey, staying in a caravan at Reighton Sands during our “posh” phase. In all the time since then, the Beer Guide… Continue reading FILEY FAX

NEW (IN) YORK

Back to something like chronology, and last week’s trip to North Yorkshire, a county finished by BRAPA with a burst of arrogance recently. I’ve still got a couple of dozen to go in Yorkshire, including a couple alarmingly close to Si’s baronial home. Luckily he was out, on a train to somewhere exotic, probably. Speaking… Continue reading NEW (IN) YORK

BOROUGH – BEAUTIFUL BROWN BEER & BEARDS

  Part 2 of our Borough Bender (lightweight edition, clearly) as I weighed up the competing attractions of the Wheatsheaf, Sheaf and the Globe (below); But you’ll know my thoughts on shorts. Time to put some more strain on Mrs RM’s heel. For nostalgia, I sought out Kaplan Financial Training, day trip of many an NHS Accounting… Continue reading BOROUGH – BEAUTIFUL BROWN BEER & BEARDS

BACK TO BOROUGH (PART 1)

Reports from York, Filey, our garden and Littlehampton to come, but a short break from strict chronology now to bring you a report from Borough Market. Feeling Duncan’s pain, I woke up Sunday realising how difficult it would be to achieve a new GBG tick with Mrs RM. “Fancy a day out Mrs RM.  I’ll drive”   “How… Continue reading BACK TO BOROUGH (PART 1)

ON THE HOP IN NEWPORT, SALOP

  My last Staffordshire GBG tick came just outside Newport, Salop.  As is traditional, this is what a completed Staffs looks like, Mr BRAPA (I expect Pubmeister first completed it when it was still called Ye Middle Mercia). The last tick was the Red Lion in Sutton, another place name that pops up in multiple counties.… Continue reading ON THE HOP IN NEWPORT, SALOP