#Freedomday seems a long time ago now but there really were joyous scenes akin to Birmingham City finishing in the top half of the Championship that day. Yes, punters really were that happy. I thought I’d celebrate in the sun (it was sunny back in July if you recall) with a visit to Melbourne. No,… Continue reading Spirit Of Freedom Day In Melbourne
“He’s big, he’s bad, he’s better than his dad…” So goes the Barmy Army chant when Stuart Broad bowls for England and I have to say I’ve had a magnificent weekend where cricket has returned in style. (no sign of Broad here) Today was spent watching/umpiring my ankle biters play 16 over cricket in the… Continue reading Cricket Is Back – Caught In The 61 Deep
You left me necking Dancing Duck with a beer writing legend in a small Derbyshire village. In terms of being stuck in places, there are far worse places to be but I know Dave complains to the Beer Blogging ombudsman if I don’t post two new pubs a week so here goes… A recent Tuesday… Continue reading BBB In Melbourne…And Why Not?
Beeston is a large town in Nottingham probably most famous for its men’s hockey team. However, if like most of the population, you don’t watch men’s hockey aside from the Olympics then it also has some excellent ale pubs and a very smart tram system running through it. It’s also got some pretty nifty wall… Continue reading Beeston Boozer Reopens For The Cricket