HUNTING HIGH AND LOW (FOR DICK & DAVE IN BEWDLEY)

A post for two-thirds of my American readers.  And all of my A-Ha fans.  I should like to see the Venn Diagram for those two populations. I pursued Dick and Dave to the George in Bewdley, hoping in vain to use up some of my Quarter 4 Spoons Vouchers. Even the appeal of Tally Ho… Continue reading HUNTING HIGH AND LOW (FOR DICK & DAVE IN BEWDLEY)

A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY IN MANSFIELD WOODHOUSE

One of the highpoints of the Pub Ticker’s Year today.  The “pub” with opening hours set specifically to thwart your visit. Compared to the Well in Woodhouse, the  Rock & Roll Brew House I did last week is a doddle.  They’re both open a grand total of ten hours a week*, with the Well settling on; Thursday… Continue reading A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY IN MANSFIELD WOODHOUSE

retiredmartin ON DETENTION IN LEICESTER

  You may have noticed I finished the Leicester post when the night was still young, leaving Mudgie and Mr Mudge to negotiate the joys of 2017 train services north via Birmingham. But Richard and I were staying over.  And what’s more, “we’d paid £4.20 for a Bus Day Ticket and we’re gonna use it”, as… Continue reading retiredmartin ON DETENTION IN LEICESTER

LEICESTER PUB CRAWL – “Can one desire too much of a good thing ?”

Another Pub Blogger Crawl, another opportunity to whine about too many handpumps. A Tuesday in Leicester, comparing notes with Old Mudgie of Pub Curmudgeon fame, Richard of Beer Leeds fame, and Paul Mudge of Stafford, which is fame in itself. Historians may one day be interested in this annotated itinerary, and wonder about the deviations we made.  Thanks to… Continue reading LEICESTER PUB CRAWL – “Can one desire too much of a good thing ?”