YOUR PUB TICKING HERO BRAVES BURNHAM

I couldn’t put it off any longer; Norfolk needed to be nipped in the bud (there’s a pun on local CAMRA there somewhere). Yes, I feel the same way about the North Norfolk coast as I do about France. The locals are fine but the (mainly North London) visitors are generally ghastly.  Think of my… Continue reading YOUR PUB TICKING HERO BRAVES BURNHAM

BALHAM TO OSLO

 London Pub No.6; by this stage BRAPA would have been on the floor arguing about Hull City fullbacks and being escorted to the door by angry locals. But I was taking things more moderately, and mixing the halves with the half-marathon (14 miles walked on this Tuesday, including some proper London back street strolling.A first… Continue reading BALHAM TO OSLO

NECKLACE HUNTS IN EARLSFIELD

The Beer Guide is a tease, isn’t it ? How would you approach the Country House in Earlsfield ? Surely another dull Wandsworth pub with Sambrooks, sippers and scarves ? “Unspoilt basic backstreet boozer” says WhatPub, but I have my doubts. In West London “basic” means less than five choices of Prosecco. But there you… Continue reading NECKLACE HUNTS IN EARLSFIELD