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

Pubs Alive And Kicking: Part 14

You left me drinking a pint, watching cricket under leaden grey skies…quintessential Britain. Another element of quintessential Britain is, of course, three-roomed boozers with different beermats to notify the change of room. There are still one or two boozers that adhere to this top class tradition and I visited one last week (number 14 post… Continue reading Pubs Alive And Kicking: Part 14

Proper Pubs Alive And Kicking In Kingsbury

I think I have found THE perfect pub for Martin.  Never mind all this ‘travelling around the country searching for GBG pubs nonsense’ he needs a proper locals boozer. However, this is no ordinary pub as the former smoke room at the back of the boozer has been converted to The Wok Inn. Yep, that’s… Continue reading Proper Pubs Alive And Kicking In Kingsbury