WHERE’S CRADLEY HEATH ?

  “Where’s Cradley Heath ?” asked Charles, one of the more difficult questions to answer, along with; “Why is that pub shut when it should be open ?” “What do you think of these shoes ?”   and “Why ?” Possible acceptable correct answers included; The Black Country North of Cradley (not the Worcestershire one)… Continue reading WHERE’S CRADLEY HEATH ?

HALLOWEEN PARTIES AT STOURBRIDGE’S GREEN DUCK

  I never forget how lucky I am to be able to go round the country, finding pubs closed, motorways jammed and Starbucks running out of Pike Place (or worse, replaced with Christmas Blend). Richard Coldwell was quizzing Simon and I last week about the downside of GBG ticking; how’d we feel about having to… Continue reading HALLOWEEN PARTIES AT STOURBRIDGE’S GREEN DUCK

HOORAY ! HOORAY ! IT’S A STOURBRIDGE HOLIDAY

Some people use pub cats to attract your attention; I’m sticking to weird Boney M references. And of course, the lure of Stourbridge. This was a Friday night beer and curry with Dereham’s top toper  Charles. I think Mrs RM was “smashing the system” or something that night. We missed her. We chose a Friday… Continue reading HOORAY ! HOORAY ! IT’S A STOURBRIDGE HOLIDAY