16th January 2023. “Sadly, after Retired Martin completed the Beer Guide, he rather lost the plot. Some days he stayed at home, he started mumbling about revisiting Maidenhead, and then he began to tick ALL THE PUBS IN GRANTHAM”. And why not. Grantham is as good, or bad, as anywhere. I can even park our… Continue reading THE CLOSEST PUB TO GRANTHAM’S BRAND NEW SOUTHERN RELIEF ROAD !!!
Just for our US of A readers today, a spurious Dylan/boxing/Worcestershire canal town mash-up. If Mr Zimmerman lived in Brum he’d no doubt enjoy pensioners days out to Stourport-on-Severn, which looks increasingly like Felixstowe without the sea (and depressed Ipswich Town fans). A great place for wandering along the canal towpath contemplating how best… Continue reading A HURRICANE THROUGH STOURPORT ?
I’m not quite sure why the Circus was my Pub of the Day; the cumulative effect of beer, the quality of the pubgoers or the free pork pies. The company was still high quality, but Joan and Dave and Tom had left us then, showing wisdom beyond their age and nationality. The Two Mudgies (repeats… Continue reading LINING ‘EM UP IN THE CIRCUS
Just tidying up some posts last night* I noticed my pub photos post lacked anything from Pints and Pubs, a heinous crime. P&P, as his mates call him, has produced the essential body of work on all the Cambridge pubs over the last year, finishing with the venerable Free Press. So here’s a photo from… Continue reading EPIC DRYANUARY FAILS AT THE FREE PRESS