“At the moment we’ve got 16 first team players. My initials stand for Mick McCarthy, not Merlin the Magician.” Said Mick McCarthy after taking over at Wolves from Glenn Hoddle in 2006. The bonus of having a Mick McCarthy quote in my blog means I will get at least seven views on this post. Paul… Continue reading Merlin The Magician
What a week…pubs reopening and Keir Starmer gets booted out by a landlord! No politics on this site of course and it could quite easily have been any politician from any party but fair play to a publican for sticking up for himself after being shafted left, right and centre for months.. Rumours that the… Continue reading That Was The Week That Was…Coach And Horses In Chester Green
The spirit of goodwill and proper pubbery is alive and kicking in the Amber Valley. Turnditch is one of those places that only real pub tickers are aware of as whilst it is off the Ashbourne Road and on the main drag back into Derby, it is a case of blink and you’ve missed it.… Continue reading Roll Up, Roll Up Get Your Free Cask Beer Here
“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!