STUCK INSIDE OF IKEA WITH THE ASHTON BLUES AGAIN

Another long drive on Saturday morning, with only a panini break in Tuxford on the way to Matt’s new house. I’ll save “Panini and Prosecco break in Tuxford” for a future blog. Mrs RM fulfilled a bucket list ambition by taking Matt and girlfriend Emma to the giant IKEA in Ashton-under-Lyne. Regular readers will know… Continue reading STUCK INSIDE OF IKEA WITH THE ASHTON BLUES AGAIN

ROTHBURY STAGES THE METALLICA v ADELE SHOWDOWN

Before I get to the next open pub, here’s a kinda closed one; You do better hanging out of a car whizzing round a corner at 70mph. That’s The Star Inn at Netherton, one of the classic Basic Unspoilt Pubs of Great Britain. Only open Friday and Sunday evenings these days, and since Thursday even… Continue reading ROTHBURY STAGES THE METALLICA v ADELE SHOWDOWN