MILTON, MINOTAURS AND MASTERMIND

One of my favourite reads is Paul Bailey’s Beer Blog, mainly because he gives us so much context to his pub visits we get a real insight into his family dynamics. I particularly enjoy the posts about his foreign trips with his son Matthew (a charming lad) and Paul’s determined (doomed ?) efforts to convert… Continue reading MILTON, MINOTAURS AND MASTERMIND

NOW, EVEN ROMANIA GETS A CEREAL CAFE

Some final reflections on Bucharest from our flying trip (a.k.a. I have photos I need to stick someone and this will do). First, more of that murk you love. Anyway, ten bullet points (bullet points are suddenly fashionable again). Hey, very stylish, if you like white. 2. It seems relatively clean and safe, if a… Continue reading NOW, EVEN ROMANIA GETS A CEREAL CAFE

PRIDE DRINKING WELL IN BUCHAREST

Pretty much zero interest in these foreign posts, of course. “When you going to report on the uncontacted peoples of east Goole ?”  you ask. or “Go back to finding pubs closed.  We like that.” or “But did you find any cask in Romania ?” Oh, yes. On the last night of our mammoth two… Continue reading PRIDE DRINKING WELL IN BUCHAREST