Not much of a post this morning, just tidying up some photos I liked, but later you’ll get Haiti, Argentina and Germany IN THE SAME POST. Work out the connection and you’ll a half pint of Doom Bar in a Cheshire gastropub of your choice.
You left me on my Lockdown Eased walk in Godmanchester in 1950. It’s still stuck there, in parts.
Tom, fast becoming my favourite contributor who isn’t called Mark, notes the potential of Godmanchester as a stop on the Great North Road, so I’ve marked the Riverside chippy on the map in case you’re hungry.
If you come here next May you can see the Jam tribute, though it may be a Style Council tribute by then.
Take a trip over the Great Ouse to Huntingdon and admire the colour on the way.
I was going to say don’t expect much street art, but the positioning of the plant in front of the slogans is inspired.
The old A14 is now the A1307, but traffic no longer thunders overhead as you approach the Bridge,
allowing you to appreciate the tranquility of the meadows.
BeerMat and Roger Protz can argue whether this is support for the Blues or the Hammers.
That graffiti is out of place just behind the wall of the county town’s foremost ivy covered hotel, which WhatPub tells me remains open to collect my bottles of Chateau Lafite.
Huntingdon isn’t going to detain you long, even when the pubs do re-open.
I recommend Roger’s book for a couple of options,
including the rambling and boisterous Falcon,
while though those of you on the Cromwell trail will love the Lord Protector.
and the Market Inn is the one with the Mann’s sign.
Oh, and the Spoons has good Doom Bar,
How could you resist ?