FRAMPWOOD MAC, retiredmartin HAS TO COME BACK

I’ve no idea where the day on Wight went.  Mainly hanging around at bus stops, feeling sick on buses and then finding pot plants to dispose of below-par beer. Admit it, you’re jealous. Another half hour on Ventis to Wootton, joined by shoppers and schoolchildren dreaming of their trip to the mythical land of Portsmouth. … Continue reading FRAMPWOOD MAC, retiredmartin HAS TO COME BACK

TAKING A BITE OUT OF WIGHT

This pub blogging business is very competitive. Having lost out on the Pipers sponsorship deal to that Bailey fellow (I’m not bitter Paul, but watch your back), I’m exploring other monetisation opportunities. The Tripe Society offered me 0.0257p each time I mention chitterlings, for example, and Maidenhead‘s MP has offered me a quid each time… Continue reading TAKING A BITE OUT OF WIGHT

THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS LIVES IN SOUTHFIELDS

An excellent day in London completing the South-West and South-East sections of the Guide. One of those is a chore, one a pleasure, you guess which. I finished the former in Southfields, basically a long suburban road north of Wimbledon, full of large dining pubs, convenience stores and a vintage car showroom that assumes relevance… Continue reading THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS LIVES IN SOUTHFIELDS