SERVICE AT THE HATCH

Pub Curmudgeon has recently written how Covid safe pubs can seem very welcoming, or otherwise, on their return. “And customers will remember where they were welcomed, and where they were treated like something the cat dragged in“. My particular bugbear is the blanket exclusion of drinkers from the pub itself, seen in a significant minority… Continue reading SERVICE AT THE HATCH

THE GBG PILGRIM’S PROGRESS TO PAVENHAM

  “Oh deep joy, another Bedfordshire pub” said no-one ever. But this was my last one (see lovely pinked page 36 above) from a meagre four newbies, none of which will have BRAPA wishing he’d returned to Beds this year. But Pavenham has it’s merits.  A few miles north of the county town, in the… Continue reading THE GBG PILGRIM’S PROGRESS TO PAVENHAM

STOTFOLD – STILL CRAZY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

Sometimes I have to go to a plain pub with plain people in a plain village and give you nothing except the joy of knowing that I’m one tiny step closer to completing the Guide. But the real point of ticking is discovering or re-discovering the gems of the UK. Like Stotfold in beautiful Bedfordshire*.… Continue reading STOTFOLD – STILL CRAZY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS