YOUR CUT-OUT-AND-KEEP GUIDE TO FINDING BCM IN EVESHAM

There are very few certainties in a pub ticker’s life, but you can be certain that on your travels you will find a hitherto undiscovered Banksy, someone will ask you directions to a pub you’ve never heard of (because it closed in 1989), and the last micropub in a county will proved irritatingly difficult to… Continue reading YOUR CUT-OUT-AND-KEEP GUIDE TO FINDING BCM IN EVESHAM

YOUR CUT-OUT AND KEEP GUIDE TO 20 MINUTES IN UPTON-UPON-SEVERN

There’s NO WAY I’m going to get up to date, ever. I’ll press on, starting with one of Wonderful Worcestershire’s picture book towns. Is Upton-upon-Severn (pop. 2,881) the Finchingfield of the Midlands ? Probably not, it lacks a duck pond and attracts more visitors, even on a Wednesday on October. What do folk come to… Continue reading YOUR CUT-OUT AND KEEP GUIDE TO 20 MINUTES IN UPTON-UPON-SEVERN

I WON’T QUIT TILL I’VE GOT A TICK, ON BROADWAY, ON BROADWAY

9th March 2020 I’ve spent this morning hoovering my laptop keyboard, and am pleased to report the return of the letter “a”. The exercise also recovered half a pound of Scottish oats. It’s always the Scots. No new counties completed in March yet, but plenty of opportunities in what we call the “sleepy counties” (but… Continue reading I WON’T QUIT TILL I’VE GOT A TICK, ON BROADWAY, ON BROADWAY

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW (FOR DICK & DAVE IN BEWDLEY)

A post for two-thirds of my American readers.  And all of my A-Ha fans.  I should like to see the Venn Diagram for those two populations. I pursued Dick and Dave to the George in Bewdley, hoping in vain to use up some of my Quarter 4 Spoons Vouchers. Even the appeal of Tally Ho… Continue reading HUNTING HIGH AND LOW (FOR DICK & DAVE IN BEWDLEY)

THE THRILL OF PRIVATE MEMBERS CLUBS IN REDDITCH

From the Gower to Redditch, from a sea of Spoons to the classic Worcestershire Private Members Club.  Only following the Good Beer Guide (and Mrs RM’s directions) can give you such a varied life. It was raining in Redditch, so you’re not getting much of my usual gush about street art and surprising  C17th architecture,… Continue reading THE THRILL OF PRIVATE MEMBERS CLUBS IN REDDITCH