Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting

Having not posted for some while it feels fitting that I should be sitting in a British Legion on Remembrance Sunday. Well, not literally sitting in one as I’m back at Beermat Towers now but, I managed to visit not one but two Legions in less than 24 hours. Heady stuff I know and for… Continue reading Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting

Gateway To The Peaks – Burton

With the breaking news that Swadlincote is in the heart of the Peak District, I thought I should visit some of Derbyshire’s ‘jewel in the crown.’ Yep, that’s right, The Wickingman posted an article on MyLondon that cited a pub  – The Robin Hood – as one of the go to boozers in the Peak… Continue reading Gateway To The Peaks – Burton

They Like A Joke At The Oak

One pub that didn’t make it onto Burton’s prestigious Ale Trail is a favourite of one time Burton boy The Wickingman. Of course, we all know he likes dabbling in gastro Peak District/Brunning & Price style pubs these days but, there was a time, he liked nothing more than a pint of Pedigree or Bass… Continue reading They Like A Joke At The Oak