Content With Life In Chasetown

“I’m sharing this story with everyone,” said the bloke at the bar who was holding court and great value. And I’m paraphrasing here but it continued; “I had a major Guinness session with a lad from Norton Canes, who could drink by the way, and had that feeling in my stomach.  I had a projectile… Continue reading Content With Life In Chasetown

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

Phoenix From The Flames: Digbeth Part 1

There haven’t been many good news stories recently with pubs so it’s great to see Digbeth bucking the trend and restoring not one, not two but three boozers that appeared to be finished. Digbeth is the Bohemian area of Brum and depending on your take is either awash with colour and street art/strewn with graffiti… Continue reading Phoenix From The Flames: Digbeth Part 1