Top 10 Schnitzel & Kölsch Pubs – Brauhaus Päffgen

Right, I found my mouse, I may have (temporarily) fixed the boiler, I need to catch up on the posts. Here’s the last one from Cologne. 4th November 2022. “A European Must Visit” said Ron Pattinson in his Guide to Cologne, which sounds like a recommendation to me. Dave loved it too, and so did… Continue reading Top 10 Schnitzel & Kölsch Pubs – Brauhaus Päffgen

A blow to the diet in Brauerei zur Malzmühle

I’m guessing some of you are getting a bit bored of these German posts where nothing happens except us eating meat and potatoes and drinking Kolsch in the quiet company of gentlefolk. It’s a bit like blogging about Cheshire Brunning & Price pubs, but at least there you get to observe the farce of English… Continue reading A blow to the diet in Brauerei zur Malzmühle


“What are your favourite physical activities or exercises ?” asks Word Press this morning, somehow imagining me lost for inspiration to write about. The answer, clearly, is walking between pubs or other houses of social or cultural value, whatever they may be. Another 20,000 steps on Day 3 of the Cologne trip. 3rd November 2022.… Continue reading STOOD BEFORE PETERS (BRAUHAUS)


Today’s Word Press blogpost prompt is “What’s your favourite cartoon ?”. Out of loyalty I should say “Anything by Mark Crilley“, I guess, but that might be a slur on Mark’s artistry so I’ll say this one; Always walking, always smiling, always telling fibs. 2nd November 2022. I continued my exploration of Leverkusen, perhaps the… Continue reading I AM LEVI’S ONLY TOURIST