GLOUCESTERSHIRE HAS FALLEN – A CHARFIELD CRACKER

I like to imagine my readers in their condominiums (nothing to do with prophylactics, apparently), following my progress round the UK on giant maps or Google Street View, perhaps mirroring my mileage on their exercise bikes. Here’s on Journey to Glory (random Spandau Ballet reference for Mark C) completing Gloucestershire. Charfield , tucked in the… Continue reading GLOUCESTERSHIRE HAS FALLEN – A CHARFIELD CRACKER

PLOUGHING A PATH TO CAMBRIDGE CRAFT

  As winter approaches we’re taking the campervan on a series of minibreaks to ensure it doesn’t freeze up, or whatever campervans do. Not much scope for new Beer Guide ticks within a 90 minute radius now, so off to Shepreth for some craft. There’s actually more to see in this bit of dull South… Continue reading PLOUGHING A PATH TO CAMBRIDGE CRAFT

A CLASSIC IN SOUTH LEICESTERSHIRE

Warning: Nottingham Forest fans may be offended by content  Leicester was much as  I expected yesterday, and I didn’t think I’d find much surprising in my last Leicestershire pub for the season.  I think I may have found a classic rural local in the Plough at Bruntingthorpe, in Harborough District. The large triangular stretch of nothingness between… Continue reading A CLASSIC IN SOUTH LEICESTERSHIRE