BASS & BAD PLANNING IN BLACKFORDBY

  While Burton is unquestionably the place to spend a drunken evening (Bass or Joules carry-out into Balti Towers), the old mining villages of the National Forest have some of my favourite unpretentious pubs. I’ve written about Swadlincote and Ashby recently, and I ought to revisit the Three Horseshoes in Whitwick before it becomes an Ember… Continue reading BASS & BAD PLANNING IN BLACKFORDBY

A WALK FROM CAMBRIDGE STATION

Dick (or was it Dave ?) noted I’ve taken the reference to walking 10 miles a day off the blog.  I wish all Americans were as observant. I’m still walking decent distances most days, but it gets tough slogging it out round the flatlands of Cambridgeshire when I’m not out travelling to proper places. Mrs RM… Continue reading A WALK FROM CAMBRIDGE STATION