A Week In Olton: Part 2

You’ve made it past the halfway mark and I think I should mention another possible that I haven’t yet completed…the rather wonderful No. 11 Ale Trail pays homage to the 26 mile circular bus route that takes in Acocks Green amongst others and has an abundance of boozers en route. This is planned for a… Continue reading A Week In Olton: Part 2

Breaking Beermat News In Balsall Common

I’m as eco-friendly as the next man but some changes are a step too far!   I walk to work so I’ve got a low carbon footprint, recycle any plastics and cardboard and try not to print whenever possible. However, on a trip to London last week I was enjoying my usual expensive pint of craft… Continue reading Breaking Beermat News In Balsall Common

Proper Station Pubs: Berkswell

You left me dodging the bar blockers in Whitwick trying to return a dodgy half of Pedigree in an LE67 classic boozer. Shifting a few junctions down the M42 took me to an old stomping ground of mine, Balsall Common. It is a fairly leafy suburb of Solihull although with its CV postcode Coventry will… Continue reading Proper Station Pubs: Berkswell

So Where Exactly Is Balsall Common?

  After a break from the norm it is back to solid boozers and a short post about a trip to a village almost equidistant between Solihull and Coventry. If that doesn’t sell Balsall Common then I don’t know what will… However, Balsall Common is one of those villages/towns that falls under the radar but… Continue reading So Where Exactly Is Balsall Common?