RETIRED MARTIN DAY 2022 – NO BASS, BUT THE BASS MAN PROVES AMPLE COMPENSATION

Thank you for your good wishes for Retired Martin Day (22/12), the most magical day of the year. My Mum called me to say Happy Birthday this morning; I didn’t ask if the actual birth was that magical at the time. Anyway, to put you all out of your misery guessing where I went, here’s… Continue reading RETIRED MARTIN DAY 2022 – NO BASS, BUT THE BASS MAN PROVES AMPLE COMPENSATION

INTO THE HOPE VALLEY – QUITTERS AND CRITTERS

The pursuit of GBG completion rather hampered our best laid plans to do the touristy bits of the Peak District that Mrs RM tells everyone we moved to Sheffield for two years ago (don’t tell Mrs RM, it was actually the suburbs of Rotherham that attracted me). The Guide is ticked, the CAMRA pub walk… Continue reading INTO THE HOPE VALLEY – QUITTERS AND CRITTERS

AYSGARTH FALLS, AND SO DOES THE DALES GBG SECTION (NEARLY)

Mrs RM had bought a book on Amazon called “Dawdles in the Dales” or similar, but we’d left it at home so we couldn’t actually do any walking. But we COULD get pictures for Mrs RM’s Instagram page to impress friends in the Fens, and that was more important. Using Search for Sites, we found… Continue reading AYSGARTH FALLS, AND SO DOES THE DALES GBG SECTION (NEARLY)