WHITSTABLE – VICTORIANA, BREAKING BAD AND BASS

The sun always shines on North Kent, which explains why Whitstable was again packed mid-week with London daytrippers in search of pashminas, panna cotta and Prosecco. It really is my favourite bit of Islington. While it lacks the marsh walks of nearby Faversham, you can construct some decent rambles around Tankerton, but really it’s a place… Continue reading WHITSTABLE – VICTORIANA, BREAKING BAD AND BASS

BACUP

This is only marginally worthy of a separate post to be honest, but I bet no-one has ever blogged about Bacup before and I’m a glory hunter as you’ll know. There’s not a lot to be said about Bacup apart from noting it has great scenery, and the occasional great bit of tiling. The Crown… Continue reading BACUP

THE WELLINGTON – BEDFORD’S BASS SHRINE

Simon Everitt may be the only other person to have visited all of the Beer Guide entries for Bedfordshire, and that’s more due to the alphabet than the county’s limited appeal. I’ve decided to give it another chance, having visited most of the Guide pubs a decade or more ago, and started in the county… Continue reading THE WELLINGTON – BEDFORD’S BASS SHRINE