CAMULODUNUM CHIPS & CRAFT

I’d given myself a ridiculously tight timetable for visiting the two new Colchester pubs on the way back from Wivenhoe to Waterbeach. The Romans stayed for much longer, leaving some good pubs and street art. A few years later, Colchester became best known for the unique “Middle Ages Football Experience” at Layer Road, for which… Continue reading CAMULODUNUM CHIPS & CRAFT

MORE MALDON MICROS a.k.a. “THE PUBTICKERS FEAR OF THE TASTING DAY”

  With only four Guide entries left in Essex for the year, and the rest of the country impassable due to a half inch of snow, Maldon was the only option for our Saturday by the sea.  Mrs RM kindly agreed to join me for beer and chip tasting duties. Maldon is a favourite of… Continue reading MORE MALDON MICROS a.k.a. “THE PUBTICKERS FEAR OF THE TASTING DAY”

HOME FIRES STILL BURN IN WEST HANNINGFIELD

PARENTAL ADVISORY – CONTAINS NON-COMPLIANT PLOUGHAMANS Mrs RM and I have just completed the Beer Guide entries for Essex.  Yesterday the pubs were all heaving with Christmas bookings, which gave us a chance to moan about the once-a-year pub goers that keep our pubs going till February. But at the end of November in wildest… Continue reading HOME FIRES STILL BURN IN WEST HANNINGFIELD