SALTFORD’S RED HAT MAN WITH COMPLEX BAGUETTE INSTRUCTIONS

Not a post that will detain you long, but I thought Saltford’s Bird in Hand deserved a mention on my blog to illustrate the joyous contrasts you get in English pubs two miles apart. The main A4 through Saltford is the sort of dull parade of shops and Greene King Pizza Pub you travel to… Continue reading SALTFORD’S RED HAT MAN WITH COMPLEX BAGUETTE INSTRUCTIONS

KEYNSHAM – SWEET LIKE CHOCOLATE

  What an extraordinary place Keynsham turns out to be, hidden between the scary craft of Bristol and the Spoons queues of Bath , and surrounded by garden centres. Home to Keynsham Humpy Tumps (I’m not making this up), Jacob Rees-Mogg and an old Cadbury factory now converted into posh housing. As they say, a heady mixture.… Continue reading KEYNSHAM – SWEET LIKE CHOCOLATE

BOROUGH – BEAUTIFUL BROWN BEER & BEARDS

  Part 2 of our Borough Bender (lightweight edition, clearly) as I weighed up the competing attractions of the Wheatsheaf, Sheaf and the Globe (below); But you’ll know my thoughts on shorts. Time to put some more strain on Mrs RM’s heel. For nostalgia, I sought out Kaplan Financial Training, day trip of many an NHS Accounting… Continue reading BOROUGH – BEAUTIFUL BROWN BEER & BEARDS