20th March 2023. Two ticks in the bag, I sped up on the way back to Oldswinford, stopping only to bring you Stourbridge street art. I think this is a metaphor about the housing market, and this gorgeous painting may well be on the wall of an old pub on the Bridgnorth Road; and here’s… Continue reading ON TOWARDS ROWLEY REGIS, AND THE INEVITABLE ABK-LED MICRO
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ON THE ALE IN TIVIDALE
Another night in the exciting suburbs of Dudley, another chance to discover the hidden charms of pre-emptive Black Country pubs. Not this one, sadly. Or this one. And what looked like a Rowley Regis Guide cert with its giraffe and guardsmen theme turns out to be a children’s play area with Carling. No, the possible… Continue reading ON THE ALE IN TIVIDALE
You left me at the Spoons in Blackheath, contemplating my next step. A quick look at WhatPub revealed a second Britannia, this one the local Cider Pub of the Year. AND in Rowley Regis, where I’d never been before. Two Britannias 12 minutes apart in the same town (virtually). Now there’s an opportunity for… Continue reading BRITANNIA (2)
WHERE’S CRADLEY HEATH ?
“Where’s Cradley Heath ?” asked Charles, one of the more difficult questions to answer, along with; “Why is that pub shut when it should be open ?” “What do you think of these shoes ?” and “Why ?” Possible acceptable correct answers included; The Black Country North of Cradley (not the Worcestershire one)… Continue reading WHERE’S CRADLEY HEATH ?