Only one more post before I get to tell you about the CAMRA AGM and how Stafford Paul and I defeated the “broccoli amendment” (long story). First, my emotional reunion with Mrs RM, after my exhausting day ticking in Surrey and her more leisurely exertions fixing IT in New Cross. In order to get back… Continue reading RAKING OVER MRS RM’S DAY
Hoorah ! Back into the capital for an afternoon of West London high jinks with That Tim for Newbury. But first, the Dodo, another already famous micro pub. One I’d been looking forward to, even if I’d missed the Cloudwater on cask. My first ever trip to Boston Manor Underground Station. I clearly hadn’t lived until… Continue reading WOEFUL TRIVIAL PURSUIT SPURS AT THE DODO
As I often say, one of the objectives of this site is to guide our foreign tourists to places they wouldn’t normally dream of visiting. Like Stockport. Or Windsor. A second-rate Slough I hear you cry. And indeed, the UK’s top place to work is a hard act for Windsor to compete with. But Windsor… Continue reading CORNER HOUSE GIVES WINDSOR’S YANKS WHAT THEY WANT
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.