YOU’LL NEVER GET BORED IN CHANDLER’S FORD

“I’ve been to Paradise, but I’ve never been to Chandlers Ford” sang Charlene in 1982. But could you tell the difference ? And what’s paradise if it’s not completing the Hampshire section of the GBG ? My first Guide pub in what I’d always assume was a suburb of Eastleigh. The shopping centre reminds me… Continue reading YOU’LL NEVER GET BORED IN CHANDLER’S FORD

BEWILDERED IN RE-BADGED BINGLEY

One of the occupational hazards for GBG completists is an “unintended revisit” to a pub ticked under a different name. You’d be surprised how often this happens, particularly when geographical listings are all over the shop.  Belper Mark, a closet ticker that Si and I outed recently, uses postcodes in his own relational database, which… Continue reading BEWILDERED IN RE-BADGED BINGLEY