BARROW & THE BLACK-EYED MAGPIE

  Part II of the Great Furness Frolic took me towards Foxfield, via the honeypots (I think that’s the word) of Barrow. What a wonderful piece of Ordnance Survey.  You forget Morecambe is a short walk away. But I nearly didn’t leave Ulverston.  At the station, guards were forming a barrier to prevent hundreds (I… Continue reading BARROW & THE BLACK-EYED MAGPIE

THE REVITALISATION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED

Next up, a bit of a minor classic.  Though I suspect I’m alone in thinking this. Into “real” Preston, not far from the Wetherspoons wherein resides the nation’s most awesome beer blogger. Here seen in a Proper Pub. I’d have popped in one of Matthew’s favoured craft emporia to say hello, but I’d only decided… Continue reading THE REVITALISATION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED