500 Up In Swadlincote

It’s an important day in history today although I’m not referring to the General Election. No, the real breaking news is that I have finally clocked up 500 boozers in the Midlands. It’s been a long, long road (as the song by Birmingham City goes…for any new readers outside of England they are one of… Continue reading 500 Up In Swadlincote

The Alan Winfield Trail: Swadlincote

I’m due to go to Pembrokeshire for a week tomorrow and then I’m moving house…so I’m just clearing the decks of any outstanding boozers before a fortnight of enforced blogging hiatus. Shepshed Pete, Dave and Dick, Paul WME and Martin will be pleased to know that I’m signing off before my international break with an… Continue reading The Alan Winfield Trail: Swadlincote

Football Pubs #4: The Best Old Skool Boozer (so far) In 2019

I need to thank The Wickingman, or rather his better half for this post, as i lie through my back teeth convince all and sundry that the last post was in fact fake news. That’s right, Mrs TWM, pubs such as The Bulls Head in Repton are in fact an elaborate hoax and the only… Continue reading Football Pubs #4: The Best Old Skool Boozer (so far) In 2019

Eureka – A Proper Local In Swadlincote

Drinking a pint of Pedigree (Marston’s), out of a Pedigree badged pint glass on a Pedigree beermat for only £2.90…need I go on! In order for this not to be the world’s shortest post I should add a bit more flesh to the bones but any pub that starts from that benchmark is going to… Continue reading Eureka – A Proper Local In Swadlincote

Searching For A Knighthood in Swad

With https://twitter.com/NHS_Martin lobbying for a knighthood for me for “Services to One Beer Suburban Pubs With Trash TV” then I thought it only right and proper to add one more to the list. I suspect that Martin will need some kind of inducement to lobby really strongly on my behalf (Bass from the jug should do… Continue reading Searching For A Knighthood in Swad