CONFESSIONS OF A ROCHDALE SAMPLE DRINKER

Well, TWO confessions really in this mini-post, as I hurtle towards Rochdale from Manchester for a lightning tick and fail to invite Tandleman, the King of this wonderful area for pubs. To be honest, Rochdale deserves a return visit, with good curry and four (4) Guide pubs in the centre, a centre that’s being merrily… Continue reading CONFESSIONS OF A ROCHDALE SAMPLE DRINKER

A NEW BEER GUIDE PUB IN BISHOPTHORPE ? ANOTHER ONE !

A start to North Yorkshire, one of the last of the GBG counties I completed a first time (if you see what I mean) in 2018. Since then it’s plodded on with its usual dozen new entries, all in irritating places like Bishopthorpe, just south or York. BRAPA HQ is marked on the map below… Continue reading A NEW BEER GUIDE PUB IN BISHOPTHORPE ? ANOTHER ONE !

THE UK’s TALLEST MAN SURVEYS THE MARKET WEIGHTON CHIP SCENE. AND SIGHS.

24th January 2023. Rather oddly, my nearest new GBG tick was in Market Weighton near Hull. It’s not that odd, I live in Yorkshire, apparently, but still. The journey via Goole (ALL the best trips go via Goole) takes you past agricultural supplies shops and shops selling agricultural supplies. You could be heading through the… Continue reading THE UK’s TALLEST MAN SURVEYS THE MARKET WEIGHTON CHIP SCENE. AND SIGHS.

GOOD NEWS FOR CURRY CONNOISSEURS AHEAD OF THE SHEFFIELD CAMRA AGM

22nd January 2023. A curry special for the Southworths, who appreciate this sort of thing. As does Curry Heute, whose take on Sheffield hasn’t had great things to say about our curry scene over the years, bar the little Apna Style. We have great Asian food here, and proper pub food under a tenner, and… Continue reading GOOD NEWS FOR CURRY CONNOISSEURS AHEAD OF THE SHEFFIELD CAMRA AGM