A PINT, A CURRY, “YMCA” – LEICESTER COMPLETE

Part 2 of our 2 part Leicester thriller starts with an amble across town to a small pub at the station. On the way I tried to persuade Charles into the Ale Wagon, but I’m afraid he’s a delicate flower and walked past. Now, a small (I assumed) pub at the station run by a… Continue reading A PINT, A CURRY, “YMCA” – LEICESTER COMPLETE

FROM THE RIDICULOUS TO THE SUBLIME….CAMBUSLANG

You know, there are people who have been to Glasgow and only been in the Laurieston Bar. Which is fair enough, I guess. Glasgow CAMRA should be promoting the pearl of Spoons around the centre, all accessible by the Strathclyde Daytripper ticket. 21 minutes on the No.172 brings you to Cambuslang. Where ?  Only the… Continue reading FROM THE RIDICULOUS TO THE SUBLIME….CAMBUSLANG

PROPER MEAL TIMES STILL OBSERVED IN FAKENHAM

Yes, that’s lovely Ed Sheeran beaming out at you from the cover of the new Wetherspoons magazine, which brings you news of their many openings. Hopefully Duncan was able to tick the Silver Penny on his emergency, Presleyesque stop in Ireland this week. The prospects for my dream of a Spoons in Waterbeach look poor,… Continue reading PROPER MEAL TIMES STILL OBSERVED IN FAKENHAM

AN UNEXPECTED HOUR IN HATFIELD GALLERIA

Rules of Blogging No. 377 – If you can’t find a good picture of a shopping centre, use a lost cat. The alternatives were these photos; I’m still finishing my forensic analysis of the new Beer Guide (I haven’t started yet), but the arrival of a new Hatfield entry will surely be one of the… Continue reading AN UNEXPECTED HOUR IN HATFIELD GALLERIA