UNDERNEATH THE STARS. IN BARNSLEY

A year after her solo round-the-world trip ran aground at the first port (Waterbeach Dyke), Mrs RM is making up for lost time and collecting some cultural capital. Last weekend we were at Kate Rusby’s folk festival in the posh bit of Barnsley (I know you all though that was Wath). A chance for us… Continue reading UNDERNEATH THE STARS. IN BARNSLEY

BATTERED BEERMATS IN RICHMOND (THE REAL ONE)

A couple of years ago Pub Curmudgeon ran a poll to decide the UK’s best town, unexpectedly won by Mansfield after a VAR review. Richmond (the real one) scored well, which surprised me a bit as I’d never really got it, till a spring trip to the Holly Hill which provided some staggering views from… Continue reading BATTERED BEERMATS IN RICHMOND (THE REAL ONE)

TOP 100 PUBS – SLUBBERS, HUDDERSFIELD

Dick has been pestering me to make him my cover star (it’s like being a mascot at City but cheaper), so here he is, training for a job at next year’s Octoberfest. Note how we ruins the fun of real #PubMen who like to take their own glass back in Northern towns. Next up was… Continue reading TOP 100 PUBS – SLUBBERS, HUDDERSFIELD