TOP 100 PUBS – NORTH RIDING, SCARBOROUGH

  If Scarborough is in my Top 20 Pub Towns (above Norwich in 15th place), the place I didn’t write about yesterday is unquestionably a Top 10 pub. Folk often ask me why I didn’t visit such and such a pub when I visit their town.  In Matlock, for example, I did the two newbies, but… Continue reading TOP 100 PUBS – NORTH RIDING, SCARBOROUGH

SCARBOROUGH – MORE THAN A GIANT CHIP FACTORY

At some point everybody should spend a night in a Scarborough Guest House, as I did the other Tuesday. The Almar is a joy of a B & B, clean and cheery and with a feast of chocolate biscuits on the pillow when I arrived. Scrambled eggs and salmon for breakfast as well. It’s a… Continue reading SCARBOROUGH – MORE THAN A GIANT CHIP FACTORY

NEW (IN) YORK

Back to something like chronology, and last week’s trip to North Yorkshire, a county finished by BRAPA with a burst of arrogance recently. I’ve still got a couple of dozen to go in Yorkshire, including a couple alarmingly close to Si’s baronial home. Luckily he was out, on a train to somewhere exotic, probably. Speaking… Continue reading NEW (IN) YORK