PORK PIE, STILTON, BASS – MELTON MOWBRAY MARVELS

7th March 2023. Closing in on completion of Leicestershire’s GBG entries, a very minor pleasure, but the penultimate tick takes me to magical Melton Mowbray on market morning, which sounds an alliterative dream. All change in Melton’s GBG entries, what happened to the brewery in the market and the bowls club ? And what have… Continue reading PORK PIE, STILTON, BASS – MELTON MOWBRAY MARVELS

SAVED BY THE BELL – MAGIC IN THE MELTON INDOOR BOWLS CLUB

My second GBG tick in Melton Mowbray, and a moment of pure joy south of the River Wreake. Sluice valves, cricket on the green, all very bucolic Midlands England, right down to the indoor bowls club housing this year’s surprise new Guide entry; It wasn’t open, of course, the doors locked and no-one about despite… Continue reading SAVED BY THE BELL – MAGIC IN THE MELTON INDOOR BOWLS CLUB