“WE’RE THE WALTONS, WE’RE THE WALTONS OF SWING”

2nd February 2020 Now Walton gets interesting, a bit like The Waltons gets interesting when John-Boy joins CAMRA in the 3rd series (it’s on Netflix, check it out). Part II of my Elmbridge evening, rather more exciting than the first half as Dire Straits make their customary appearance. There are 1.2 million people in Surrey,… Continue reading “WE’RE THE WALTONS, WE’RE THE WALTONS OF SWING”

“I’VE GOT THE GOOD BEER GUIDE, ON TOP OF BOX HILL”

Yes, a bit of blog title PUNK for you next, courtesy of your favourite country gent and butter expert.  1min 30 secs in for all you lazy types. To think Simon wasn’t quite two when John Lydon ascended Box Hill.  Ah, youth ! I was headed to Box Hill & Westhumble for my penultimate Surrey… Continue reading “I’VE GOT THE GOOD BEER GUIDE, ON TOP OF BOX HILL”

NO ROOM FOR CHRIS TAVARE ON THE CRANLEIGH WALL OF LEGENDS

  Looking back at two days of Surrey photos, it’s fairly clear the new GBG pubs were decent enough, apart from that first one. Even better, most of them were in places I’d never heard of. And Cranleigh claims to be “nearly England’s biggest village“, which makes my ignorance shameful. Pubmeister may correct me, but… Continue reading NO ROOM FOR CHRIS TAVARE ON THE CRANLEIGH WALL OF LEGENDS