I was going to skip the next post and get on to the St Albans crawl, but frankly that may be a longer read than the EU Withdrawal “Deal” so here’s a quick one from the new capital of cask. I know some of you can’t sleep for the worry that I may have… Continue reading DINING IN THE ‘DALE
We’re off to Cranborne Chase tomorrow for our annual non-Guardian reader music festival. Four hours, heavy traffic, avoid the Novichok, says Google Maps. Who knows what the WiFi will be like this year? You may be lucky to get more than a picture of Mrs RM in a field with a peacock and a… Continue reading WELCOME TO RAWTENSTALL
A proper collection of Beer Guide stickers for you on the front door of Baron’s Bar at the Scarisbrick, Southport’s longstanding Beer Guide regular. I arrived here via the excellent Tin Tin Chinese takeaway, leaving my crispy beef and noodles by the front door in Scarisbrick Avenue. Baron’s Bar is a smartish pubby place, but… Continue reading BARGAINS IN BARON’S BAR
My journey back from Manchester was enlivened by news reports on the craze sweeping the country (i.e. the South) for grown men to dress up as dogs. My only comment is that you can’t possibly drink a pint of Bass wearing that outfit. The debate (what is there to debate ?) brought to mind my… Continue reading HARTSHEAD – PUB OR KENNEL ?
I’ve been asked to date these reports, which makes sense. This was last weekend 19-20 Jan). I’m still a week behind with posts, but catching up slowly. More of Salford, technically, though Worsley is a bit of a posh anomaly on the edge of that great City. Beer Guide entries over recent years have included… Continue reading WAITING IN WORSLEY