FREE WI-FI AND OTHER GOOD REASONS TO LOVE WETHERSPOONS

Two things I’m sure you’ve been desperate to find out. What essential provisions do we keep in our solar powered campervan fridge ? And what exactly is that King Arthur’s Round Table next to our Penrith campervan pitch ? I have no idea. But at least it’s not busy. Mrs RM was busy that morning,… Continue reading FREE WI-FI AND OTHER GOOD REASONS TO LOVE WETHERSPOONS

BOLDMERE – HISTORIC SITE OF THE FIRST SPOONS VOUCHER OF 2021

A short journey to the mysterious Wylde Green, which has never featured in any pub blog, ever. But they have their own bears, respect for that. Back in January 2019, young BRAPA (42) visited the Spoons in Boldmere but forgot to tick the preemptive craft bar. Perhaps because it wasn’t open, a feeble excuse if… Continue reading BOLDMERE – HISTORIC SITE OF THE FIRST SPOONS VOUCHER OF 2021

It’s 8:13am and there’s no-one in the Spoons.

To put you out of your torment, last night’s mystery copper topped pub was, of course, the Stormont in Blairgowrie. Who ? Where ? Turn south at the Cairngorms, right at Balmoral (micropub, limited hours), and if you end up in the sea you’ve gone too far. Breakfast in Blairgowrie is 2 choices. Pecan biscuits… Continue reading It’s 8:13am and there’s no-one in the Spoons.

EVERY GOOD EVENING ENDS WITH A SPOONS COOKIE DOUGH SANDWICH

STILL on Friday night, but only one of the recommended Hexham pubs in the Trailblazer Guide to Hadrian’s Wall left to do. Of course, it’s the Spoons. I know that love for the “People’s Pub Chain” isn’t universal, even amongst my esteemed readers. But you get a far better mix of folk in the Forum… Continue reading EVERY GOOD EVENING ENDS WITH A SPOONS COOKIE DOUGH SANDWICH