THE TICKER’S LAMENT – AN AMBLE FUMBLE

On towards Amble, which I hadn’t been to for years. Loads of day-trippers to the Northumberland coast that weekend, including a fair few recovering from the Great North Run with a pint and chips. I did the pre-chip exercise along the bay, through the Marina, and wondered how I’d avoided amiable Amble for so long.… Continue reading THE TICKER’S LAMENT – AN AMBLE FUMBLE

MOONSHINE AND MAGIC IN THE MILLOWNERS ARMS

One last pint with Mick before he hit the Doom Bar in Sheffield’s iconic Wetherspoons, and one that wasn’t on his map. The Millowners Rest Arms, the pub for the wonderful (and free) Kelham Island Industrial Museum, was off my radar too. But once you’ve done the Fat Cat and the KIT it’s worth popping… Continue reading MOONSHINE AND MAGIC IN THE MILLOWNERS ARMS