PROPER MEAL TIMES STILL OBSERVED IN FAKENHAM

Yes, that’s lovely Ed Sheeran beaming out at you from the cover of the new Wetherspoons magazine, which brings you news of their many openings. Hopefully Duncan was able to tick the Silver Penny on his emergency, Presleyesque stop in Ireland this week. The prospects for my dream of a Spoons in Waterbeach look poor,… Continue reading PROPER MEAL TIMES STILL OBSERVED IN FAKENHAM

LINNETS, CANARIES AND “LIVERPOOL ARE ON THE TELE AGAIN”

More Naaaarfolk for you, from an unexpected source. Two months ago I’d forgotten that King’s Lynn existed. Then Duncan promoted Lynn as a major tourist destination, something I was able to confirm soon after, and only last week I watched their Under 18s dismantle Mildenhall Town. And now I’m back, from outer space Norwich, making… Continue reading LINNETS, CANARIES AND “LIVERPOOL ARE ON THE TELE AGAIN”

YOUR PRINT-OUT-AND-KEEP FELTWELL GUIDE

My options for easy ticks have long gone. As of today, my closest new Guide pub is a cricket club with one handpump in Yardley/Sheldon/Marlborough/East Brum, a mere 3hrs 38mins away on the train. Perhaps I should ask BeerMat to recommend some highlights of the Sheldon area (Andre Marriner was born there ?) and then… Continue reading YOUR PRINT-OUT-AND-KEEP FELTWELL GUIDE

AN OUTING TO DOWNHAM MARKET WETHERSPOONS

Mrs RM was in combat-ready mode at the weekend, preparing herself for a new IT consultancy job that started with a day in Maidenhead. She didn’t make me travel with her. To calm her nerves, I suggested a relaxing afternoon at the new Wetherspoons in Downham Market, half an hour up the line into Norfolk… Continue reading AN OUTING TO DOWNHAM MARKET WETHERSPOONS