MY HEREFORDSHIRE GBG COMPLETION IS IN THE BALANCE. LUSTIN’ AFTER LUSTON

I know that some of you, fellow completists perhaps, can’t get enough of these little pinked in Beer Guide extracts, and neither can Mrs RM who’s determined to get me round the remote corners of the UK. I know this because the landlady tells me at length about the challenges of running a rural pub,… Continue reading MY HEREFORDSHIRE GBG COMPLETION IS IN THE BALANCE. LUSTIN’ AFTER LUSTON

SHROPSHIRE HAS FALLEN….A (HAMPTON) LOADE OFF MY MIND

A few miles downstream of Bridgnorth lies Hampton Loade, home to my final Salopian tick of GBG22. Hampton Loade sounds like a posh bit of south Shropshire, doesn’t it, and I vaguely recall the station as a stop on the Thomas the Tank Engine steam train (32 guineas each way, I believe). The route down… Continue reading SHROPSHIRE HAS FALLEN….A (HAMPTON) LOADE OFF MY MIND

THE THREE TUNS – A TON OF FUN

Some of you have expressed your concern for Baa Baa Toure’s welfare after his “close association” with Colin the Cauliflower in the Three Cranes. Rest assured, he’s been thoroughly decontaminated. Press “PLAY” now for the action-packed video (children should seek parental guidance first). The sixth and final York pub of the day was another BRAPA-approved… Continue reading THE THREE TUNS – A TON OF FUN