“A BETTER CLASS OF INSULT” IN THE EDEN VALLEY

The Cumbrian Completion Caper moved on from Great Asby up the Eden Valley towards an overnight campervan stop in Penrith. But not before confirming that the White Horse in Kings Meaburn is closed (despite what the GBG app tells you) and being gutted. Whether it will rise again in time to require my visit before… Continue reading “A BETTER CLASS OF INSULT” IN THE EDEN VALLEY

THE MEDIUM SHIRAZ TRADE IN OVERTON IS BACK

Last Sunday morning I was planning the journey home from the Premier Inn at Southampton Airport. The journey back looked startlingly straight, and not just on foot; the A34 really is a marvellous road. 40 minutes after leaving Southampton we were parked up in Overton, whose new GBG pub has defeated me a fortnight earlier.… Continue reading THE MEDIUM SHIRAZ TRADE IN OVERTON IS BACK

ALLY PALLY SALLY – PART II – “A MECCA FOR REAL ALE IN N10”

  My congratulations to Pubmeister, who has made his trips (nearly) completing the London branch of the GBG sound quite interesting.  I don’t have the same skill set as Duncan, particularly when it comes to outer North London (beyond the Duke’s Head). No new pubs, but revisiting old pubs isn’t always bad. And the John… Continue reading ALLY PALLY SALLY – PART II – “A MECCA FOR REAL ALE IN N10”

BITTER & TWISTED IN LITTLEHAMPTON

It’s just ocurred to me that East Preston might also align itself with Littlehampton.  No idea why, but then CAMRA branch geography is equally weird. I’d been looking forward to an overdue return to Littlehampton, which seems to have upped its game since my last visit, with an average visitor age some 37 years below… Continue reading BITTER & TWISTED IN LITTLEHAMPTON