Of all the English counties, Devon is my least explored, and therefore has most Beer Guide pubs still to visit.  It’s obviously a long hike from Cambridge, but so are Lancashire and Tyne and Wear, and I’ve seen most of them over the years. The lack of football teams is an issue; I’ve only been to… Continue reading CULLOMPTON


Mrs RM was persuaded by the first bright skies of the year to brave a Rutland walk yesterday.  Sadly, the footpaths around Whissendine were a mudpath, and we were confined to a few miles on (very quiet) C-roads.  As they say, it’s an area of simple pleasures. Langham, birthplace of Ruddles, is a pleasant small village… Continue reading RUDDLES