CRAWLING UP THAT HILL – THE BLAKE BECOMES A CHRISTMAS DAY TRADITION

25th December 2022. Sadly, there is no photographic evidence of Mrs RM’s roast lunch that day, but I did take some photos from our epic 9 minute journey from the Blind Monkey to the foot of Blake Street and back up to the Blake Hotel. No. We weren’t dressed in Santa outfits. Or as Oliver… Continue reading CRAWLING UP THAT HILL – THE BLAKE BECOMES A CHRISTMAS DAY TRADITION

TOP 100 PUBS – THE BLAKE HOTEL, SHEFFIELD

It’s a year since we made an offer for our house in Sheffield, starting four months of house moving torment, mostly involving overhanging trees and solicitors who didn’t answer correspondence. Stay put, kids. On our house-hunting mission I’d noted the closeness of the Blake Hotel, one of Sheffield’s most celebrated ale houses. But Mrs RM… Continue reading TOP 100 PUBS – THE BLAKE HOTEL, SHEFFIELD