BIG STINK MUSIC NIGHT IN BRISTOL

A last pub in Bristol for Monday night, leaving an irritating loner a couple of miles to the north-east to do (Duncan will have been there before breakfast). The Crofters Rights (YOU argue about apostrophes) is an entertaining walk to Stokes Croft, the east Berlin of the West Country. It’s good to see the Hillgrove… Continue reading BIG STINK MUSIC NIGHT IN BRISTOL

FAVERSHAM FEEDING FRENZY

Next stop Dover for Matt’s post-hardcore gig, and a chance to evaluate the state of preparations for Britain’s latest car park (aka the M26). Oddly, Google Maps then sent us via the M2, forcing a late change in GBG-driven lunch plans. Ah, Faversham. Underrated as a pub destination due to some folk’s preference for Harvey’s… Continue reading FAVERSHAM FEEDING FRENZY

REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL – A BURNAGE OASIS

  Sorry, sorry, sorry.  Couldn’t resist it.  At least I didn’t try and fit “Wonderwall” in the title. Next stop, last stop before the inevitable Chinese takeaway, is the remaining GBG newbie within the M60. I was getting a bit fed of walking in the Manchester rain by this time, and still had an hour… Continue reading REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL – A BURNAGE OASIS

HARD TIMES & MISERY ON MERSEYSIDE

  Time cannot dull the frisson of excitement you get arriving in Liverpool Central, and emerging to a city determined to drink the place dry. The folk here should do a house swap with Newbury and contrast their Sunday nights. There’s a majestic quality to the place, only partly dimmed by the chain shop horrors… Continue reading HARD TIMES & MISERY ON MERSEYSIDE