Everyone’s A Winner In Winster

The Peak District and the Derbyshire Dales takes some beating for natural beauty.  It should also be noted that it possesses some first rate pubs. I don’t mean one of your new found Micros but rather your steeped in history stone built crackers that just ooze proper pubbery. The sort of places that Dick and… Continue reading Everyone’s A Winner In Winster

Don’t Call Me Shirley: Part 1

This is, of course, one of the many classic lines from Airplane, starring Leslie Nielsen of Naked Gun fame.  A top movie of its time and still guaranteed to raise a smile in the LifeAfterFootball household. Before Garden Hermit gets too excited this isn’t a post about boozers in Shirley, Southampton nor is it a… Continue reading Don’t Call Me Shirley: Part 1

Summer Tour Of The M42 – Water Orton

After the exploits of my bus trip it’s back to life on the road and a stonking local boozer in that gritty Warwickshire corridor just off J9/10 of the M42. I’ve been discovering the delights of Coleshill, Shustoke, Whitacre Heath and Kingsbury and it is time to introduce you to Water Orton. I say gritty… Continue reading Summer Tour Of The M42 – Water Orton