THE BEST TETLEY SINCE IT LEFT LEEDS

Much controversy in the wake of that last post as I described our journey to my North Yorkshire GBG straggler in Sutton-in-Craven. Yes, we’d stopped in West Yorkshire for a loo stop that turned into an advisable pint in the Wuthering Heights that preceded a walk to the Bronte waterfalls. We had the circular route… Continue reading THE BEST TETLEY SINCE IT LEFT LEEDS

BACK WITH A BANG IN BARROW

2 nights in Barrow Wetherspoons in late September. Taking a risk, but the Furness Railway has spotless rooms and free Shrewsbury biscuits, so who’s winning? One new Guide pub I missed on my last visit, a traumatic Black Eye Friday when Ulverston lads woke me at 3am singing “Let it go”. Technically Hawcoats, properly posh… Continue reading BACK WITH A BANG IN BARROW

“A DREADED SUNNY DAY, SO I MEET YOU AT THE (YARMOUTH) CEMETRY GATES”

Sadly (for me, if not you) loads of Norfolk posts for the next week. If you like Norfolk you probably a) live in Islington and wear a pashmina or scarf or b) are confusing it with the Virginian one. Great Yarmouth isn’t really Norfolk, of course, anymore than Stockport is part of Manchester. I joined… Continue reading “A DREADED SUNNY DAY, SO I MEET YOU AT THE (YARMOUTH) CEMETRY GATES”