ADVISING THE REVEREND AT ELY MINSTER

After a disappointing Landlord in Little Downham on Tuesday, I thought I might as well stop and enjoy the downpour in Ely before getting squashed against bikes on the train home. Ely Cathedral really is a wonder now they’ve taken the scaffolding off and put live ammunition in the cannon. As Paul Bailey wrote when… Continue reading ADVISING THE REVEREND AT ELY MINSTER

ALLY PALLY SALLY – PART III – HERE COME THE GOONERS

  One more London pub for Mrs RM to endure before we met the lads back at Ally Pally, and yet another “attractive but dull” North London middle class semi-gastro, an Islington speciality spreading to the ‘burbs. Not that the Muswell-Finchley run is pub central; I know I’ve done the Bald Faced Stag because I’ve… Continue reading ALLY PALLY SALLY – PART III – HERE COME THE GOONERS

ALLY PALLY SALLY – PART II – “A MECCA FOR REAL ALE IN N10”

  My congratulations to Pubmeister, who has made his trips (nearly) completing the London branch of the GBG sound quite interesting.  I don’t have the same skill set as Duncan, particularly when it comes to outer North London (beyond the Duke’s Head). No new pubs, but revisiting old pubs isn’t always bad. And the John… Continue reading ALLY PALLY SALLY – PART II – “A MECCA FOR REAL ALE IN N10”

ALLY PALLY SALLY – PART I – ARCHITECTS

Last Saturday Mrs RM and I took Matt and mate to Alexander Palace for his first Big Metalcore Gig of the year.  Shamefully, I’m beating him to be the first to blog about/around it. No, I’d never heard of Architects either, at least before before Matt saw them at Nottingham Rock City last year.  It’s… Continue reading ALLY PALLY SALLY – PART I – ARCHITECTS