MONDAY, MONDAY

  There’s only one thing better than a trip away exploring cobbled streets, ticking pubs and tasting takeaways. And that’s reading about my fellow GBG completists disasters.  It’s like the joy you get from confirmation of an Arsenal defeat to a tiny team like Watford. So my recommended reading is Simon’s report from just outside Drax Power… Continue reading MONDAY, MONDAY

CRAFT, HIDDEN CASK, & GETTING LOST IN A DUBLIN LINGERIE DEPARTMENT

  Blame Mrs RM for that title by the way, a unique Clash/Father Ted mash-up probably. We didn’t come to Dublin for the pubs, of course, and seven pints in three days is probably below the minimum acceptable level.  But we did walk 25 miles, with just one mild argument in the lingerie department at… Continue reading CRAFT, HIDDEN CASK, & GETTING LOST IN A DUBLIN LINGERIE DEPARTMENT

DUBLIN – ONE PUMP PUBS, POWER-WALKS & TIN WHISTLES

What excellent windows Dublin has.  I stopped to look at a dozen, at least, yesterday morning while Mrs RM’s coffee needs grew greater.  We must have passed a gazillion Starbucks, Costas and Harris + Hoole variants before settling on Clement & Pekoe, whose excellent filter wins a point for being hot.  Mrs RM put milk in… Continue reading DUBLIN – ONE PUMP PUBS, POWER-WALKS & TIN WHISTLES