A big thank you first of all to those readers who sent in devious plans ideas to keep up my #apubadayforaweek challenge before I go back to work next Monday. Mrs BB was perfectly happy for me to visit The Carpenters Arms on Monday after five and a half months at home, in fact she… Continue reading I Am The Music Man – Made Of Stone
Wetting the baby’s head on a Tuesday afternoon? In these ‘unprecedented times’ where there has been an ‘exponential rise’ in pubs being shut then ‘the new normal’ is Tuesday lunchtime celebrations. I think the phrase anything goes is probably more apt and now the shackles are off it is great to see the people of… Continue reading Be Nice…We’re Tripping In Nottingham
“If this place bites the dust then the pub world has ended as we know it!” was what I wrote way back in December in my last pub blog post. Talking about the Derby Inn – read here – I reckoned that if this cracking boozer, selling 660 pints of Bass per month, near to… Continue reading The Carpenters Arms – Pubs Are Open!
OK…so the pubs are shut and my blog has virtually gone to sleep so what can I write about? I know, what about a book that is as true to life as you could imagine about a edge of town centre boozer commonly known as an ‘old man’s pub.’ It’s the sort of pub that… Continue reading Book Review: The Sadness Of The King George