The weeks have started to develop a pattern. Pop down to Waterbeach once a week, stopping at the East Markham McDonalds (I’m sponsoring No.107 next season), take Dad to 3 new garden centres with weird pot plants (he ticks the centres in ochre. Possibly), then stop somewhere interesting in the campervan on the way home… Continue reading BASS IS BACK ! (v.4)
I really didn’t want to write about the White Lion in Braunton. Think of it as contractual obligations, like a 1978 Steve Hackett album. It’s certainly an hour between buses back to Barnstaple I’ll not get back. But at least it gave me a tick, and the vital information that the Tarka Trail is a… Continue reading THE TARKA TRAIL
The first week of September sees Duncan, Simon and myself comparing the entries in the new Good Beer Guide to the massive spreadsheet/rolls of papyrus containing previous ticks. By and large it’s the same entries year after year, despite retirements, rebranding and the plague (Maidenhead). The entries for North Hertfordshire are pretty much the same… Continue reading BALDOCK ? ARE YOU SURE ?
A lot of pubs in these posts; I must have been in a hurry to finish Sussex. Seaford was the end of the line, so I had 41 minutes to get to the White Lion and back AND find something new and interesting about a town I only visited last June. Excitingly, the White Lion… Continue reading SUNSET OVER SEAFORD