V60 IS BEST IN HAVERFORDWEST

I doubt there are many folk whose highlight of a trip to West Wales would be a return to Haverfordwest, 22 years after a Christmas visit to the unchanging Pembroke Yeoman. Sadly, my other previous tick has lost a few letters and acquired some garlic. Yes, not for me the Guardian readers pashmina-friendly bolt-holes of… Continue reading V60 IS BEST IN HAVERFORDWEST

ARBROATH – SMOKIES, SPOONS AND A SPOKE IN THE PROMOTION WHEEL

WARNING : SLIDESHOW FRENZY ! Yippee ! A new town, a Protected Food type, a GBG tick and pre-emptive (possibly), and an old-fashioned Tayside derby at the coldest football ground in Britain. Yes, I’d been looking forward to Arbroath all year. 15 minutes on the train from Dundee to a Proper Town. Yes, a scruffy… Continue reading ARBROATH – SMOKIES, SPOONS AND A SPOKE IN THE PROMOTION WHEEL

CAMRA MEMBERS WEEKEND DUNDEE 2019 – IT BEGINS

Yes, post No.1 of x, where x = an unspecified amount. But there were 33 pubs visits over the five days of the CAMRA Big Weekender (a bit like Cream but with legal drugs or Glasto without pashminas), so be worried. A lesisurely train trip to Edinburgh to start, aided by a purchase at Ely… Continue reading CAMRA MEMBERS WEEKEND DUNDEE 2019 – IT BEGINS