IS IT WORTH SUFFERING “SUMMER OF 69” FOR A £1.93 PINT OF BRAINS ?

    THAT is the question. Last post from Cardiff, on the first Friday I’ve had there in decades.  Quite quiet, I thought.  Perhaps they were all watching the egg-chasers at the Arms Park. The City Arms is always packed though, isn’t it ? Actually I couldn’t remember it at all, even though it’s the… Continue reading IS IT WORTH SUFFERING “SUMMER OF 69” FOR A £1.93 PINT OF BRAINS ?

BIG STINK MUSIC NIGHT IN BRISTOL

A last pub in Bristol for Monday night, leaving an irritating loner a couple of miles to the north-east to do (Duncan will have been there before breakfast). The Crofters Rights (YOU argue about apostrophes) is an entertaining walk to Stokes Croft, the east Berlin of the West Country. It’s good to see the Hillgrove… Continue reading BIG STINK MUSIC NIGHT IN BRISTOL

LAURA J MARTIN @ THE HARRISON, KING’S CROSS

  More bargain music from folk not recycling their past glories on Wednesday night, and a rare London gig that isn’t in Hackney. I even got Mrs RM to accompany me to see Laura J Martin, whose genius is well suited to intimate venues like The Harrison, five minutes from Kings Cross station. The offer of… Continue reading LAURA J MARTIN @ THE HARRISON, KING’S CROSS