THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS LIVES IN SOUTHFIELDS

An excellent day in London completing the South-West and South-East sections of the Guide. One of those is a chore, one a pleasure, you guess which. I finished the former in Southfields, basically a long suburban road north of Wimbledon, full of large dining pubs, convenience stores and a vintage car showroom that assumes relevance… Continue reading THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS LIVES IN SOUTHFIELDS

SURBITON IN THE SNOW

I didn’t actually realise Surbiton was a place until I started visiting the Beer Guide pubs in SW London. I’d always thought it was a borough name like Elmbridge or Merton.  The geography around the Kingston/Surrey borders takes some getting used to. I’m still not quite sure what distinguishes it from Long Ditton and Kingston, but I guess… Continue reading SURBITON IN THE SNOW