As Café Beermoth has had such glowing reviews since its surprisingly prompt opening last month, I thought I’d share a less happy tale. Last week I suffered a loss I’m only now coming to terms with.  After the  Manchester Beer Fest  I appear to have lost the collection of CAMRA Newsletters I’d spent 2 hours accumulating.… Continue reading CAFE BEERMOTH


Enough of the glamour trips to Wigan and Altrincham.  Back to gritty reality today and a first real exploration of Arnold, something of an omission on my part, even given Gedling Borough’s status as a real ale desert. Most of Nottingham’s best pubs are within a mile of the central square. Nottingham itself continues to… Continue reading ARNOLD LANE