NAMING THE ’66 WORLD CUP WINNERS IN NEWPORT

Too many photos to stick in one post, and almost too much to report from the double decker pub trip from Freshwater to Newport. All I’ll say is, make sure you grab a seat toward the back of the top deck.if you ever catch the school bus on Wight. Teenagers told tales of mixing a… Continue reading NAMING THE ’66 WORLD CUP WINNERS IN NEWPORT

MAINDEE – £1.49 PINTS AND CHICKEN MAN

Does it ever end ? This report on Wales, I mean, not EVERYTHING (that’s later). The bus from Caerleon dropped me off in a sodden Newport at 3.30pm, and I suddenly felt wiped out. Dunno why, it’s not as if I ever do anything. So, with apologies to Mr Murenger, I saved your pub for… Continue reading MAINDEE – £1.49 PINTS AND CHICKEN MAN

JUST MISSED FREE BEER IN CAERLEON

These Welsh posts write themselves, don’t they ? Back to Saturday afternoon. The bus timetables not being co-ordinated to meet the needs or pub tickers, I had 40 minutes to explore Newport indoor market before setting off for Caerleon. It’s quaint, but a bit lacking in the cheese department. A bit like Caerleon. Actually, plenty… Continue reading JUST MISSED FREE BEER IN CAERLEON

ON THE HOP IN NEWPORT, SALOP

  My last Staffordshire GBG tick came just outside Newport, Salop.  As is traditional, this is what a completed Staffs looks like, Mr BRAPA (I expect Pubmeister first completed it when it was still called Ye Middle Mercia). The last tick was the Red Lion in Sutton, another place name that pops up in multiple counties.… Continue reading ON THE HOP IN NEWPORT, SALOP