Sometimes this GBG lark is just down to the luck of the draw and where you are based. Some of the absolute doyens of pub blogging such as Martin (https://twitter.com/NHS_Martin) , Dunc (https://twitter.com/mackay_duncan) and Si (https://twitter.com/StymieSi) (I’ll include Mudgie as well as he often travels big distances for a pint) ( https://twitter.com/oldmudgie) travel nationwide for a… Continue reading “I Say, What An Absolute Shower,” The Bounder On The Boundary
This Beast From The East is playing havoc for us pub bloggers as getting on the road to visit new exotic places (well not always) is tough in sub-zero icy conditions. However, this is the time of year to celebrate the good old-fashioned local boozer and whilst it may be career ending for a member… Continue reading The Swan Inn – Revisited
There used to be a (in)famous Derby pub crawl known as ‘The Derby Mile’ back in the eighties. I’m working a bit from hearsay and I am hopeful someone will be able to fill in the blanks (Colston springs to mind) but, ostensibly, you started at the top end of the Ashbourne Road just off… Continue reading Down Under Pool Leagues On ‘The Derby Mile’
Coventry’s finest band ever – no massive competition on that one (although I suspect all you King aficionados out there might be up for a debate, as who can forget that 80’s classic Love & Pride) once sang about pubs being closed down and a Ghost Town. He was a perceptive bloke Jerry Dammers and… Continue reading Two Breweries And A Pub On One Site…Staggering!