“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
I’ve just had a mate from Hereford posting me a picture of him sitting with a pint and a ‘substantial meal!’ Of course, he also sent me the caveat that he won’t need a meal soon as life reverts back to a bit of normal in at least one county in the UK in the… Continue reading 660 Pints Of Bass
Nov 2, 2017 Time for a trip into the LAF vaults and digging out the third part of the ‘alternative Derby Mile…’ A much vaunted trek from the Markeaton island in the West End region of Derby into the city centre via a host of pubs.. I recently posted about a top stroll around the… Continue reading The Alternative Derby Mile