Shooting Yourself In the Foot Blues Style

Supporting Birmingham City means you really do get kicked in the bollocks nether regions on a regular basis. Not content with sacking Gary Rowett around three years ago as we lay seventh in the Championship the board have gone one step further this time by sacking Garry Monk after a remarkably good season last year.… Continue reading Shooting Yourself In the Foot Blues Style

Proper Station Pubs: Berkswell

You left me dodging the bar blockers in Whitwick trying to return a dodgy half of Pedigree in an LE67 classic boozer. Shifting a few junctions down the M42 took me to an old stomping ground of mine, Balsall Common. It is a fairly leafy suburb of Solihull although with its CV postcode Coventry will… Continue reading Proper Station Pubs: Berkswell

A Plug For Bass And The Wickingman

I know https://twitter.com/thewickingman is in the process of writing up a Bass directory so I’m not about to steal his thunder but, having checked my blog records, I thought it might be an opportunity to display some pictures of Bass! It has its critics and yes, it can be perceived as an old man drink… Continue reading A Plug For Bass And The Wickingman

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