PRIDE DRINKING WELL IN BUCHAREST

Pretty much zero interest in these foreign posts, of course. “When you going to report on the uncontacted peoples of east Goole ?”  you ask. or “Go back to finding pubs closed.  We like that.” or “But did you find any cask in Romania ?” Oh, yes. On the last night of our mammoth two… Continue reading PRIDE DRINKING WELL IN BUCHAREST

CANARY (WHARF) IN A CHAIN PUB COAL MINE

I tried so hard to get a blog title using the Police classic (do Americans rate Zenyatta Mondatta ?).  Not sure I succeeded. “You get so dizzy even walking in a straight line“.  Yep, that’s me. Down to the Thames next, and a walk along the Narrow to the top of Canary Wharf. It’s a… Continue reading CANARY (WHARF) IN A CHAIN PUB COAL MINE

“AIN’T NO WARM BEER IN THE HEART OF THE CITY”*

  Suddenly, the whole world has discovered London, a fast growing town 200 miles south of Manchester. First, BRAPA explores the so-called “hipster quarter” (well, the Tand, Quinno, Doris and I were there recently) King’s Arms, Bethnal Green. This is the most modern day London pub ever! Like a 2018 Chas n Dave with just… Continue reading “AIN’T NO WARM BEER IN THE HEART OF THE CITY”*