Eagle-eyed readers (that’s you, Bill) may have noticed I hadn’t had a drink yet on the Glorious 12th, and I wasn’t going to get one till Manchester as the Sheffield Tap seating was full when I got back to the station. Bing maps reckon the 56 minute trip across the Peak goes in a perfect… Continue reading MANCHESTER – NO ROOM OUTSIDE THE INN
Enough about me propping up the Timbo profits; it’s time for BRAPA. In his landmark post on pub ticking last week Simon told us; “Next weeks outdoor April 12th re-opening will bring some limited localised joy shivering under the snowy umbrellas of York’s Fox and Golden Ball, but BRAPA will not recommence until I can… Continue reading PLAYING DES WITH BRAPA
You can always tell when the pubs have reopened as Tim Martin will be trending:Beer Twitter dropping all “Be Nice” pretence to slag off the guy who brought £1.99 pints to the masses. At the table next to me in the Sheffield Waterworks, an off duty Spoons employee was vigorously defending his boss, contrasting his… Continue reading TIM MARTIN IS TRENDING
“Be gentle with us, we’ve never done this before“ Said the nice young man letting us into Sheffield Waterworks, after a five minute wait by the Jessica Ennis postbox. “There’s only two of us“ Folk seem patient, at least until the coffee machine breaks. It’s a gorgeous day in Sheffield, the sun beating down on… Continue reading AND THEY’RE BACK!
I don’t know about you, but when I make my daily journey round What Pub looking for closed keg pubs I get bombarded with adverts for Spoons pillows. “A place of harmony that us English absolutely love“. Yep. And they open from 9am on the Glorious 12th, giving them a crucial one hour advantage over… Continue reading BUT WHICH SPOONS ?