EAST LINTON – DON’T GO CHASING WATERFALLS

I’m really getting into dangerous territory here, criticising beer quality in Scotland.  But I’m not alone. And while local branches feel (understandably) unable to comment on quality, instead counting the pumps*, I have no such restrictions. Next stop, East Linton’s Steakhouse, providing a rare relief from the beer desert along the A1 into Edinburgh. Another… Continue reading EAST LINTON – DON’T GO CHASING WATERFALLS

PUBS NEAR LOW NEWTON-BY-THE-SEA THAT AREN’T THE SHIP

Not a lot to say about the next two Northumberland pubs, Mrs RM quaffing a quick half and letting me sip the dregs, washed down by a soda water*. Frankly, I sense the OS extract will keep Russ going for weeks, anyway. When “Football Hole” and “Jenny Bells Carr” aren’t even the best of it,… Continue reading PUBS NEAR LOW NEWTON-BY-THE-SEA THAT AREN’T THE SHIP