Dr Feelgood. What a band! Wilko Johnson the forerunner for any wannabee punk guitarist with his snarling aggression and manic guitar style allied to Lee Brilleaux’s menacing lyrics were the perfect mix. All attitude and angst…a bit like The Sweeney with guitars! Although their biggest hit arrived when Johnson had left as Milk and Alcohol… Continue reading Milk and Alcohol – Feel Good In Derby
I know both Martin and Mudgie have commented on just how good pubs are at present…but also how the lack of custom might be a huge problem. Take Beeston for example. A cracking Nottingham town with pubs aplenty and arguably the nearest to its station being 566 – The Jolly Anglers NG9 1JS. Beeston Rylands… Continue reading Station Pubs #2: The Jolly Anglers Beeston
With the news that Pete Allen is back in the game after a five pinter in Selly Oak, the pub blogging world is back to normal. As well as being an all round top bloke, quizmaster general and Carling connoisseur, Pete is also the waterway guru. An example of his travel along the Worcester &… Continue reading Is This Britain’s Most Overpubbed Region?
A short post this time as my ‘summer tour of the M42’ continues with a rare foray into Worcestershire and heading out into Brummie countryside. With trips to Kingsbury and Whitacre Heath (I’ve not managed Chelmsley Wood as yet) recently undertaken then this stretch of motorway from Worcestershire through to Asbhy De La Zouch is… Continue reading Summer Tour Of M42 – Weatheroak Hill