STOKES CROFT – PROPER RUMPY

  I love Bristol. And, like Manchester, it gets better each year.  More layers of street art, more new bars and cheap eats, more previously undiscovered little gems. A joy for Corbynistas and unbelievers (says Mrs RM) alike. Not quite great enough to live there (rubbish football), but good enough to cough up for a… Continue reading STOKES CROFT – PROPER RUMPY

CAMBRIDGE GETS A BIERGARTEN

And another post from home, I must have done something wrong. One of the most impressive aspects of WhatPub is that it often includes the odd innovative venture like Thirsty’s Biergarten (here), open Thursday to Sunday at the moment. Thirsty, you’ll remember, is the newish crafty offie that sold me an exploding growler of Hardknott Azimuth last year. … Continue reading CAMBRIDGE GETS A BIERGARTEN

AN EPIC JOURNEY TO THE NEW WATERMAN

  I’ve no idea what forced us to stay in Cambridge last Thursday, perhaps the dustbins, but Mrs RM was only too keen to make a detour from the Grand Arcade to Mitcham’s Corner to help me review Cambridge’s newest “revived” pub, just off the Cam walkway. As Pint & Pubs explains better than I can,… Continue reading AN EPIC JOURNEY TO THE NEW WATERMAN

NO DAWDLING IN THE DALES

With “ambitious” accommodation costs and “challenging” bus timetables, the Yorkshire Dales contribute to making North Yorkshire one of the toughest chapters to complete in the whole GBG.  Even if you live there, like our hero Si. You need to see my trusty Philip Navigator to appreciate the emptiness of Nidderdale, with GBG enclaves at top (Aysgarth) and… Continue reading NO DAWDLING IN THE DALES

A WINNING WELCOME AT THE GEORGE & DRAGON, HUDSWELL

The Southworth family from the States seem to be having a great time touring the south coast.  I asked them whether they were doing any beer festivals. “After 8 nights here we saw a great beer fest everyday! And we got to enjoy Deal and Hastings. That is what i call a beer fest😀” Yes,… Continue reading A WINNING WELCOME AT THE GEORGE & DRAGON, HUDSWELL