ANARCHY IN TYNEMOUTH

One more on the coast with Electric Pics, who was obviously paying far more attention than I was to little things like details. Tynemouth certainly has a motley collection of pub names. Hugo’s @ The Coast The Cumberland Lola Jeans (a pre-emptive cert for Si) Barca Gibraltar Rock and of course our very next tick… Continue reading ANARCHY IN TYNEMOUTH

MAKING GBG HAY IN WHITLEY BAY

  Already half way through my eight Guide Tyneside ticks, and not a dud yet.  Time to “meet a local” who knows everything about Newcastle, and has the good fortune to drink at one of the best Draught Bass houses in the country. Electric Pics, who posts under the alias “Adrian” was responsible for this… Continue reading MAKING GBG HAY IN WHITLEY BAY

I WON’T BE BEATEN IN MONKSEATON

Heading off to the seaside now, without ever actually seeing it on the 20 minute metro meander round the coast. The revelation on the metro journey came late. “Next stop Tine-mouth” I’d always been told it was “Tin-muff” by those evil Geordies. I’d always also been told that railway stations were places you bought overpriced… Continue reading I WON’T BE BEATEN IN MONKSEATON

SUNDERLAND PART III – TAKING THE ROUGH WITH THE (JOHN SMITHS) SMOOTH

If I had unlimited time I’d snip that Huawei* watermark off these few photos.** If you don’t look closely you might thing it’s my copyright or something and be scared off nicking them, which you’re quite welcome to do (I don’t own the pubs or the people). As it is you’re stuck with our Chinese… Continue reading SUNDERLAND PART III – TAKING THE ROUGH WITH THE (JOHN SMITHS) SMOOTH

DOES THE POSADA KEEP THE CROWN ?

I was going to mention my visit to the Crown Posada in the Newcastle posts, but they upset your Bass Loyalist with this tweet; And let it never darken our doorway again. 😄Always got some nice micro/local brews to enjoy though. — Crown Posada (@SJFCrownPosada) January 30, 2019 But there’s no point holding grudges, and… Continue reading DOES THE POSADA KEEP THE CROWN ?