A Pint (Or Two) For Pete In Hatton

The late great Pete Allen was the doyen of canalside boozers and his blog not only celebrated pubs through the ages but also some of the Midlands gems on legendary week-long narrowboat cruises. His Pubs: Then & Now blog is a cracking read and covers canal based boozers far better than anyone in the congested… Continue reading A Pint (Or Two) For Pete In Hatton

Barge –ing In To Long Eaton

You left me in my last post drinking Espresso Martinis, Keg Greene King and watching delighted Nottingham Forest fans throw shapes to the likes of Dee Lite and The Spice Girls. The reason for this frivolity was the fact the tricky trees had beaten the Midlands biggest club – Birmingham City – 2-0 and climbed… Continue reading Barge –ing In To Long Eaton