FROM BEERMOTH TO BRITON’S PROTECTION

A nice picture of US Dave (related to Gary “US” Bonds no doubt) to lead the next instalment of Manc March 2/1/19. Theoretically the half-way point, which we reached a mere half-hour behind schedule. The “Trad” group had gone on ahead to the Turk, leaving their calling card on the lamp post. We had time… Continue reading FROM BEERMOTH TO BRITON’S PROTECTION

JOAN & DAVE’S MANC CRAFT DISTRACTION

  A reminder of our itinerary for conquering the historic pubs of central Manchester. There’d already been a swap between the LT and the H&H. Somehow, Joan, Dave, Luke and I never made it to the Lower Turk for the trad bitters. Instead, we made a slight detour so Dave could see the joys of… Continue reading JOAN & DAVE’S MANC CRAFT DISTRACTION

TOP 100 PUBS – THE MARBLE ARCH, MANCHESTER

Five points for identifying what’s odd about the photo above. The Official US/UK New Year Pub Crawl of Manchester contained some expected names (but oddly not the Lost Dene). Our motley crew met up at the Lower Turks Head, but I ducked out in favour of another scolding coffee at Home Sweet Home and a… Continue reading TOP 100 PUBS – THE MARBLE ARCH, MANCHESTER