9th March 2020 I’ve spent this morning hoovering my laptop keyboard, and am pleased to report the return of the letter “a”. The exercise also recovered half a pound of Scottish oats. It’s always the Scots. No new counties completed in March yet, but plenty of opportunities in what we call the “sleepy counties” (but… Continue reading I WON’T QUIT TILL I’VE GOT A TICK, ON BROADWAY, ON BROADWAY
Keep reading, the Bass badges are coming up soon. The good thing about these Beer & Pub Forum crawls is that, unlike the Japanese tourists visiting the city, you can dip in and out of our tours without getting told off ! Mrs RM and I dodged the standard menu in the Chequers in… Continue reading OXFORD – COVERED MARKET TO CASTLE
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
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 ?