No, that’s not a photo of the in-laws who we’re entertaining for fourteen (14) days and nights. #prayforretiredmartin I’m still on Thursday, the day after (checks notes) Wednesday From the Sheaf View in Gleadless I wandered through London Road’s cosmopolitan eateries to the Sheaf Island on the edge of studentland.. They used to brew here… Continue reading ON THE WAGON
This morning I promised I’d be back at the Cuckoo in Alwalton to bring you HOT news from Tier 2. And a few hours later, I was. Oh, wrong entrance. Sheffield Hatter asked about the flaking edifice along the wall. As you can see from the close-up, it’s actually the detail of the micro chip… Continue reading GOOD TO BE BACK – EVEN WITHOUT DOOM BAR
As mentioned already, GBG2019 sees Milton Keynes emerge as an unexpected winner. As many re-entries as total newbies, all making Si wish he was doing Bucks all over again. Mind, FOUR of those symbols are microbreweries, not pubs. If only MK CAMRA had given me a sneak preview of the GBG19 entries I’d have visited… Continue reading EMBER INNS IN MILTON KEYNES. NOT AS BAD AS YOU’D HOPED.
Beginning my appreciation of Birmingham in the early ’90s with trips to St Andrews, Villa Park, and the old Bullring wasn’t a good idea; though the Balti houses always were. Over 25 or so years I’ve grown to love the Regency and modern architecture, the gigs at the Hare & Hounds, the IKON Gallery, and many more… Continue reading NEW BRUM