CHAUFFEUR TO THE STARS

“Greater love hath no man than this; that he would give up his own ticking time to drive his friends around the pubs of the western Home Counties” At least “psychological support“* was provided as the trips came dangerously close to both Aylesbury and Maidenhead. Another tremendous day for being retired. This was the view… Continue reading CHAUFFEUR TO THE STARS

WINNERS & LOSERS IN THE NEW GOOD BEER GUIDE

The first Good Beer Guide post-Roger* is with us, and a thing of beauty it remains. Until it’s been battered by being dropped, splattered in Chinese takeaway, and generally mistreated so the pages start falling out somewhere in Ilkeston. Before I start, thanks to all the CAMRA volunteers who do the dirty and unheralded work… Continue reading WINNERS & LOSERS IN THE NEW GOOD BEER GUIDE

GOOD BEER GUIDE ’19 – THE TICKING AND THE DAMAGE DONE

Sorry. In a Neil Young mood. Harvest time in England, and this Old Man is preparing to reap the Beer Guide for ticks. I’ve just completed my GBG cross-checking to establish which pubs in the 2019 Guide I’ve already done, and how many I’ll need to do to make progress in the next 12 months. … Continue reading GOOD BEER GUIDE ’19 – THE TICKING AND THE DAMAGE DONE