Coventry is one of those cities, like Stoke, that the rest of the UK seem to miss the merits of. I must visit Cov twice a year, though it’s 15 years since I last saw football there. I’m spending a day there now with Mrs RM, waiting for our boys to exhaust their brains… Continue reading COV


To celebrate City’s latest win at Everton, last night I walked to one of Cambridge’s newest pub gems, though by no means a new pub. The Blue Moon is the latest venture by Cambridge real ale legends Terri and Jethro, who also run the famed Cambridge Blue round the corner, and an excellent village pub in nearby… Continue reading BLUE MOON


I’ve just made an overdue overnight trip to Darlington, a Durham market town which I’ve always had unreasonable affection for, largely based on the atmospheric Feethams ground and some excellent pubs. 3 new entries in the Beer Guide, the first changes in some time, and a newish cheap Travelodge made my mind up. To be… Continue reading DARLO