THE SUN GOES DOWN (ON THE A689) (LIVING IT UP)

One of the most contentious issues in the pub blogging world is what makes the optimal music selection in a Proper Pub. This is very different from what constitutes good music; I don’t expect to hear Car Seat Headrest or Bo Ningen in a Sam Smiths pub, or Bruckner’s Eighth in a Brewer’s Fayre. I… Continue reading THE SUN GOES DOWN (ON THE A689) (LIVING IT UP)

A LATE LUNCH IN LEOMINSTER

BLOGGERS TIP: Never pass up the opportunity for alliteration, even when you’ve no actual pub to write about. Having failed to decide on lunch in Monkland (the Cheesesplaining incident), we stopped off at Leominster (NOTE : NOT pronounced Leo’s minster). past the point of caring about food provenance at 3pm. Leominster suffers a bit against… Continue reading A LATE LUNCH IN LEOMINSTER

HEREFORDSHIRE BRONZE IN THE GOLDEN VALLEY

  For completeness, a short review of the three pubs we visited in west Herefordshire to complete the county in the Beer Guide. Our ticking took us into the Golden Valley, strikingly highlighted on Bing Maps by the blue line from Ewyas Harold to Bredwardine. You may remember that Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger pre-emptively… Continue reading HEREFORDSHIRE BRONZE IN THE GOLDEN VALLEY