BUYING “TELEKON” IN WORKINGTON, 39 YEARS LATE

If you’ve ever wondered what £24.75 buys you in Workington, wonder no more. It gets you a nervous night, no telly, and a mug. But I woke early enough to a drab morning, ready to give Worky a second chance. Back to the Spoons for breakfast, along with a group of Yellow Jackets flown in… Continue reading BUYING “TELEKON” IN WORKINGTON, 39 YEARS LATE

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

JORDANHILL : THE COMEBACK

This is where it gets exciting, as ScotRail whizzes me to a third (3rd) Spoons in 90 minutes, which sounds like a Jason Statham movie to me. Just before tht I stopped at Rutherglen for, er, comfort reasons, and remembered what their Spoons was good for. Rutherglen hasn’t suddenly gone micropub/craft bar made since I… Continue reading JORDANHILL : THE COMEBACK

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