A HAPPY HOOKY IN CHIPPING CAMPDEN

I guess there’s a sort of inverse relationship between beauty and Bitter in the Cotswolds; the greater the tourist honeypot factor, the lower your chance of a good pub. Chipping Campden is gorgeous, the Lavenham of the Cotswolds, and yet I’ve never been to a pub here before. What can it mean ? Quite a… Continue reading A HAPPY HOOKY IN CHIPPING CAMPDEN

WHO ARE YOU, CHIPPING NORTON ?

The blog titles don’t get any better from now till Christmas, when I should receive some new ones from Santa. On to the Crown & Cushion, a rare old-fashioned small hotel bar in the Guide, in the resolutely old-fashioned Chipping Norton, which I often write as Chipping Sodbury to annoy them both. An easy Chipping… Continue reading WHO ARE YOU, CHIPPING NORTON ?