A CROQUE MONSIEUR IN STONEHAVEN

Greetings from lovely Darlington where I’ve just returned after meeting Duncan completely accidentally in Newcastle. Spooky. The Dalesman Hotel in Darlo (keg Magnet) is £30 en-suite (on-sute as my Mum would say), very clean but with weak WiFi.  So it’s more short posts from Aberdeen. First stop on the Great Grampians Tickathon was Stonehaven, a… Continue reading A CROQUE MONSIEUR IN STONEHAVEN

EAST LINTON – DON’T GO CHASING WATERFALLS

I’m really getting into dangerous territory here, criticising beer quality in Scotland.  But I’m not alone. And while local branches feel (understandably) unable to comment on quality, instead counting the pumps*, I have no such restrictions. Next stop, East Linton’s Steakhouse, providing a rare relief from the beer desert along the A1 into Edinburgh. Another… Continue reading EAST LINTON – DON’T GO CHASING WATERFALLS