Villa 0-0 Wolves (half – time): Iconic Pubs: Digbeth Part 3

“What about The Lamp Tavern?” asked Ian J on Twitter after my recent round of Digbeth blogs… Keep your readership happy is always the first rule of blogging and I paid a long overdue visit to one of Digbeth’s iconic boozers. However, it almost didn’t happen as after leaving The Fountain Inn I set off… Continue reading Villa 0-0 Wolves (half – time): Iconic Pubs: Digbeth Part 3

Something Old…Something New: Digbeth Part 2

I know Citra and Paul WME visited this place last week too so I won’t be the first blogger to report on the gem that is 682 – The White Swan B12 0QY Like many big cities Brum has been guilty of letting some of its classic buildings fall into disrepair and then raise them… Continue reading Something Old…Something New: Digbeth Part 2

Quintessential Britain: Hampton In Arden

You left me at a pukka pub in Etwall as I completed the quartet of boozers in this Derbyshire suburb. Derby and its surrounding villages are often ‘overpubbed’ which is a rarity in 2019 and very often contain some old school crackers that are well worth making the effort. Contrast that with Solihull and you… Continue reading Quintessential Britain: Hampton In Arden