THE FIRST 2021 AIRING OF “STOP THE CAVALRY”

Well, probably not, I bet they’ve been playing it since September 5th in Sheffield Dunelm, but my first “Stop the Cavalry” came last Thursday on the western edges of Bradford, which are very lovely. Out on the wiley, windy moors described by Kate Bush in her book made famous by DJ Bronte I stood, surprised… Continue reading THE FIRST 2021 AIRING OF “STOP THE CAVALRY”

THAT’S VELOUTE

Two new pubs in Harrogate for me, though one of them fell into the “arguable” category tickers love to argue about. Both only ten minutes walk from the station, another couple to Harrogate’s astonishing collection of GBG pubs (eleven this year). Those eleven entries are quite capable of changing names, if not location, each year,… Continue reading THAT’S VELOUTE

(BEER) TERRACE TRENT DERBY

I hope the return of BRAPA to the big league of pub blogging will see more famous titles like “Well Past My Selby Date”. I expect Simon has been looking to use a Terence Trent D’arby reference since 1991, when TTD released the seminal “Neither Fish Nor Flesh“, which I am staggered to see Discogs… Continue reading (BEER) TERRACE TRENT DERBY

TIM TAYLOR LANDLORD FOR £2.50. THE ONLY CRAFT (UNION) YOU NEED.

Our evening in delightful Dereham (hands off TIC, I’ve trademarked that) concludes with a return trip to your new favourite pub chain, now that Sam Smiths have gone upmarket.   I haven’t wrote much about the Covid impact on pubs of late, as quite honestly I’ve hardly noticed it, 46 pubs in. Hand sanitiser, name… Continue reading TIM TAYLOR LANDLORD FOR £2.50. THE ONLY CRAFT (UNION) YOU NEED.