TIM MARTIN IS TRENDING

You can always tell when the pubs have reopened as Tim Martin will be trending:Beer Twitter dropping all “Be Nice” pretence to slag off the guy who brought £1.99 pints to the masses. At the table next to me in the Sheffield Waterworks, an off duty Spoons employee was vigorously defending his boss, contrasting his… Continue reading TIM MARTIN IS TRENDING

GUESS THE PUB GOES TO THE BOTTOM OF THE LEAGUE

Ah, but WHICH league ? And is being bottom bad ? Another easy one for you today. Russ will still have no idea, perhaps he should start a “Guess the Moose” blog. Nice aerial view from Bing Maps. Is it a pile of unused GBG21s ? Our mystery town is a favourite of RM for… Continue reading GUESS THE PUB GOES TO THE BOTTOM OF THE LEAGUE

MALTBY PITCHES FOR SIR TIM TO CUT THE RIBBON ON THE GLORIOUS 12th

I’ve had no knocks on the door after visiting Blyth the other day, so I might have got away with crossing the county border (again). But then Google Maps reckons it’s in Rotherham and it HAS got a Sheffield postcode. Look how green it all is between those built-up big cities and bucolic Blyth; I… Continue reading MALTBY PITCHES FOR SIR TIM TO CUT THE RIBBON ON THE GLORIOUS 12th

THREE MAGNETS, TWO MOBILITY SCOOTERS, NO DOOM BAR – BACK TO LETCHWORTH WETHERSPOONS

Another trip to Letchworth for the lad’s driving lessons, another chance to relive sweet, sweet memories of the town where Mrs RM and I started married life in 1992. It’s unchanged, Since 1935, never mind 1992. Well, nearly. Actually, some things have changed. The Black Squirrel (as I knew it) had more names than Ian… Continue reading THREE MAGNETS, TWO MOBILITY SCOOTERS, NO DOOM BAR – BACK TO LETCHWORTH WETHERSPOONS