SE1. MOOR BEER. THEN MORE.

I’d have been quite happy to stay in the Royal Oak forever, but I’m always conscious of my role as an ambassador for “Weird England” in showing visitors the joys outside the tourist route. “We’re in your hands”  said Dave, worryingly. so we took them to Bermondsey. to see some railway arches. Our route takes… Continue reading SE1. MOOR BEER. THEN MORE.

TOP 100 PUBS – ROYAL OAK, BOROUGH

Perhaps not the most surprising Top 100 choice (this is actually No. 3,171) but you’ll know my feelings on London soup, and it’s taken an overdue return to the Royal Oak yesterday to convince me. First time here I’m fairly sure I saw McGrath rip through the England 1st innings on Day 1 of the… Continue reading TOP 100 PUBS – ROYAL OAK, BOROUGH

ALLY PALLY SALLY – PART I – ARCHITECTS

Last Saturday Mrs RM and I took Matt and mate to Alexander Palace for his first Big Metalcore Gig of the year.  Shamefully, I’m beating him to be the first to blog about/around it. No, I’d never heard of Architects either, at least before before Matt saw them at Nottingham Rock City last year.  It’s… Continue reading ALLY PALLY SALLY – PART I – ARCHITECTS