Wyatt Riot, I Wanna Riot, Wyatt Riot, A Riot On My Own

Readers of the blog usually come up with better blog titles than me and having sacked Mudgie as my sub editor after his Bass bill was bankrupting me, I just had to throw this one out there. I’ve got to be honest though, as Quosh, who is a proper wordsmith, suggested, it was always going… Continue reading Wyatt Riot, I Wanna Riot, Wyatt Riot, A Riot On My Own

Ooh Aah Everards I said Ooh Aah Everards

…to the tune of Eric Cantona or Paul McGrath, take your pick, but either way it’s a catchy little ditty. If Richard Coldwell was here now then I have no doubt, and this is why I miss him, he’d be giving me absolute pelters over waxing lyrical regards Everards. “They don’t brew their own beer… Continue reading Ooh Aah Everards I said Ooh Aah Everards

Dealing With Thorny Issues In Thornton

Having a self-imposed hiatus from blogging due to a house move I have been under the cosh from all angles. Firstly, The Wickingman set the tone with a tweet claiming that I would spend the rest of my days in the Slug & Lettuce in Solihull Town Centre drinking G&T and ‘premium’ brand Estrella Lager… Continue reading Dealing With Thorny Issues In Thornton

Classic Canal Pubs #2: The Dragon At Willington

This one’s for the Southworths on their next trip to Blighty.  The transatlantic version of Ant and Dec spent last week visiting some classic pubs. Bridgnorth, Leek, Preston, Manchester and Huddersfield were on their hit list in cahoots with a legion of nefarious characters such as Martin, who covers it far better than I would, Quosh,… Continue reading Classic Canal Pubs #2: The Dragon At Willington