“CHICKEN IN A BASKET” REACHES SHEFFIELD

There were two (2) weeks between the last ticks in England and Wales and the resumption of the assault on the Beer Guide in the Scottish Highlands and Islands. Those two weeks were agony, if I’m honest, each day increasing the chances of family drama (of which, less later) or illness or “Winter” hours intervening.… Continue reading “CHICKEN IN A BASKET” REACHES SHEFFIELD

AND A NIGHT OUT IN SHEFFIELD (SNUFF AND GREASY CHIP BUTTY FREE EDITION)

Obviously Will is my top drinking companion in Sheffield, but on those occasions when the Sheffield Hatter is otherwise engaged on his day job taking photos for Pubs Galore I’ll often persuade Mrs RM out on a tour of the fine hostelries in Kelham Island. It’s possible you might have heard of some of them.… Continue reading AND A NIGHT OUT IN SHEFFIELD (SNUFF AND GREASY CHIP BUTTY FREE EDITION)

ALL THE PUBS IN SHEFFIELD ON FOOT – THE WISEWOOD

Yes, it’s THAT series again, where I attempt to confound Sheffield Hatter by walking to all Sheff’s pubs. I actually brought Simon here last year, and for nine months I’d been thinking “I HAVE to go back”, like in Lost, but with beer. It’s a 40 minute from home walk up and over the Rivelin… Continue reading ALL THE PUBS IN SHEFFIELD ON FOOT – THE WISEWOOD

“Torn”, medical complaints and Hi-Vis. A Proper Pub up Hillsborough way in the Golden Hour.

But I did walk to the Rose & Crown in Wadsley, in the hills above Hillsborough. I didn’t actually head out to the edge of Rivelin Valley for a pint. Honest. But could YOU walk past this pub just after it opened ? Probably Will could, he’s the man of steel, though his nerves will… Continue reading “Torn”, medical complaints and Hi-Vis. A Proper Pub up Hillsborough way in the Golden Hour.