25th December 2022. It was a joy to have both boys home with us for Christmas, unwrapping presents, singing carols, watching re-runs of Noel Edmonds making folk blub. Don’t be daft. 25th December means the shops are shut and pubs close early, if they open at all. And Mrs RM INSISTED on cooking a roast… Continue reading WETHERSPOONS KEEP THE 25th DECEMBER SPECIAL
Tag: Christmas Day
THE QUEENS SPEECH, OR A PINT IN THE BLAKE?
You left us on Christmas Day just as we’re about to be kicked out of our new Sheffield local and forced to watch the Queens Speech and eat Long Clawson cheese all afternoon. In desperation, I scoured the Facebook pages of the nearest GBG pub. Well, well, as Jimmy Saville used to say. Open till… Continue reading THE QUEENS SPEECH, OR A PINT IN THE BLAKE?
3 days off from pubs after my birthday, with trips to see the families and deliver presents. Christmas Eve in Tunbridge Wells, where the in-laws decreed it’s not safe to visit pubs. They’ll be first to complain when they’re all shut. At least on the way down to Kent we’d stopped over at Cambridge’s brutalised… Continue reading CHRISTMAS LUNCH