SCENES FROM A GREAT YARMOUTH TOWN PUB

Probably not the inspiration for Billy Joel’s enduring classic, one of Mrs RM’s favourites, and an odd choice from the Joel canon to hear in Great Yarmouth’s lesser known King’s Arms. It’s nearly always Uptown Girl or that one about old people having all the excitement (which is still the case). Having finished the Guide… Continue reading SCENES FROM A GREAT YARMOUTH TOWN PUB

COMMUNITY PUB, BEESTON (NORFOLK NOT NOTTS !)

As Johnson said, a man who is bored of Norfolk has every right to be. But I press on with Curry Charles, to a pub on the edge of dashing Dereham recently acquired by “the community”. Here’s the legal paperwork… Like micros, I’m rarely as impressed by community pubs as CAMRA. They often seem to… Continue reading COMMUNITY PUB, BEESTON (NORFOLK NOT NOTTS !)

LYNN LOCKDOWN SPECIAL

Since Pubmeister’s seismic report last year, King’s Lynn has become THE Norfolk destination for #PubMen bored of Norfolk’s endless identikit backstreet free houses. Even Kentish Paul braved the town recently; his report includes words like “Hanseatic”, “Bullards” and “Boondoggle” which may be of more interest to those of you interested in beer and history. How… Continue reading LYNN LOCKDOWN SPECIAL