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

A CENTURY FOR THE CHEF, OYSTER STOUT FOR ME

One of the cheap treats available in Cambridge is the arrival of a county cricket team at Fenners to bash the local students in the warm-up for the new season. These days, all those students seemed to come from what was Cambridge Poly when I studies for my Accountancy exams there. A couple of years… Continue reading A CENTURY FOR THE CHEF, OYSTER STOUT FOR ME