WELL I HOPE BRAPA-MAN WILL REMEMBER, A SOUTHERN CAMRA MAN DON’T NEED HIM AROUND ANYHOW

  Perhaps my longest blog title so far.  Russ will know. And perhaps Simon will do a response to my response to his blog about Cambridge pubs. Of course, it’s custom and practice for pub bloggers to slag off the local pubs of each other’s home towns, unless they’re visiting Stockport, of course. But, as… Continue reading WELL I HOPE BRAPA-MAN WILL REMEMBER, A SOUTHERN CAMRA MAN DON’T NEED HIM AROUND ANYHOW

STUFFED GEESE, FLUFFY OWLETS & PICKLED SIMONS – BRAPA IN CAMBS PART II

I can’t believe I haven’t brought these highlights from “BRAPA in Cambs” (better than “The Who Live in Leeds”) to you yet; blame Dick and Dave.  Probably. You left Simon and me at the Green Man in Thriplow.  That was a whole 3 weeks ago now.  In 3 weeks time England will be out of… Continue reading STUFFED GEESE, FLUFFY OWLETS & PICKLED SIMONS – BRAPA IN CAMBS PART II

DEAD CAT BOUNCE – CAMBS WITH BRAPA PART I

Back home in Cambridge from The North, I had a day off to make excuses about pruning the hedge (no idea) before Simon arrived on my doorstep. A nation (well, Cambridgeshire) awaits the BRAPA visit tomorrow.Sleep well brave @StymieSi pic.twitter.com/HnH6Mpzthi — Martin Taylor (@NHS_Martin) May 11, 2018 If you want, you can skip this post… Continue reading DEAD CAT BOUNCE – CAMBS WITH BRAPA PART I

THE VALLEY (OF BEER) RUNS DEEP

  A short post on the rest of Tuesday’s return to the Valley of Beer, which proved a few points; You can get high quality beer in pubs on a Tuesday afternoon CAMRA get 92.7% of their Beer Guide selections right Sheffield is a wise choice for your University That orange scarf suits Simon The… Continue reading THE VALLEY (OF BEER) RUNS DEEP

TOP 100 PUBS – RUTLAND ARMS, SHEFFIELD

I take a short break from “Midsomer Murders* land” to give you an instant review of the last pub I went in.  Possibly the last pub I’ll ever go to if I have the Little Earth Project 10.5% Stock Ale again. This was the Rutland Arms, the last pub of an afternoon with the legends… Continue reading TOP 100 PUBS – RUTLAND ARMS, SHEFFIELD