So Where Exactly Is Balsall Common?

  After a break from the norm it is back to solid boozers and a short post about a trip to a village almost equidistant between Solihull and Coventry. If that doesn’t sell Balsall Common then I don’t know what will… However, Balsall Common is one of those villages/towns that falls under the radar but… Continue reading So Where Exactly Is Balsall Common?

Julian’s Coastal Journey…Via The Old Crown

…is hopefully coming to all good book stores in the near future (as the oft heard phrase suggested). A quick post celebrating one of my former work colleagues, now retired, and a man who possesses eternal optimism and a sense of adventure (pictured above). Currently in Buenos Aries ‘exploring’ he is undertaking the mammoth task… Continue reading Julian’s Coastal Journey…Via The Old Crown

Classic Chain Pubs In Brum

(a Saturday night in The Square Peg) What’s not to like about Wetherspoons?  I’m sure I’ve mentioned this before but I’ve only visited one in Solihull (White Swan – pub 41), one in Nottingham (Joseph Else – pub 85) and one in Yardley (The William Tyler – pub 119) prior to this recent trip to… Continue reading Classic Chain Pubs In Brum