SYSTON – SHIPSTONE’S, SCRATCHINGS, SKELETONS AND TRUSSES

A day away from the in-laws, leaving them to explore Sheffield Stonegate pubs, as I head to north Leicestershire. Sadly, not Coalville. No, it’s mysterious Syston, offering a fourth (!) Beer Guide entry in a decade to its 12,804 residents. Never heard of Syston ? Well, me neither till the Queen Vic started attracting my… Continue reading SYSTON – SHIPSTONE’S, SCRATCHINGS, SKELETONS AND TRUSSES

NO NIPPING ACROSS THE ROAD FOR A QUICK HALF ANYMORE

We met the in-laws at the Diamond, where James was going to give him a tour of Sheffield University aka Sheffield. Of course, having two pints before a stressful event like like meeting in-laws (now on Day 10 of 14) means, inevitably, you’ll want a “comfort break”. That’s what God invented alleys and bushes for,… Continue reading NO NIPPING ACROSS THE ROAD FOR A QUICK HALF ANYMORE