ALL BEER AND TABLE SKITTLES AT THE STUMBLE

Always draw them in to your blog with a Bass mirror. Even though they know there’s no chance of Draught Bass in a new micropub in Bradford-on-Avon. I arrived at the door at 7.01pm, fearing the micro worst. You know, high tables, hops and halting conversation. The Stumble is stunning. It actually looks like a… Continue reading ALL BEER AND TABLE SKITTLES AT THE STUMBLE

NEVER MIND THE B*****S, IT’S BRADFORD-ON-AVON

Closing in on completing Wiltshire now, as part of my unique “complete the Beer Guide doing the easy counties first” method. For some reason, I always think B-o-A, as tickers call it, is in more glamorous Somerset or Bathshire. But the muddy canal is very Wilts, though the view across the Avon isn’t. I’d walked… Continue reading NEVER MIND THE B*****S, IT’S BRADFORD-ON-AVON

SALISBURY – MORE THAN A MUMMIFIED HAND

Just for the Prof, who quite likes the place. And so do I. Last stop for me before Larmer Gardens and my annual alt.music fest, Salisbury is a good mix of pubs, stunning Georgian buildings, a church unencumbered by scaffolding, Ushers signage you can see while avoiding Trowbridge, and a lovelier underpass than any in… Continue reading SALISBURY – MORE THAN A MUMMIFIED HAND