Shard End, Castle Bromwich, Stetchford, Chelmsley Wood, Marston Green, Tile Cross and Bordesley Green aren’t overladen with boozers. Martin once sent me a message along the lines of “is this it?” with just a Toby Carvery in Castle Bromwich apparently serving cask in that region. (rare sighting of cask…all will be revealed) Well, there are… Continue reading Which Whitacre Is Where? Nether, Over Or Heath?
We’ve not had a lame take on a Jam Album track as the blog title for a while so I thought I’d bring up the opener from their seminal Sound Affects album. For anyone under 30 that was when you had to buy music from a record store and the needle crackled when you placed… Continue reading I’ve Got A Pocket Full Of Pretty (Lincoln) Green
I like my live sport as much as anyone but sometimes you have to bite the bullet and watch it on the box. Working in Oakham meant I had to scour the boozers for some live top class action (well Pompey v Blues) and the beauty of the internet meant I knew 453 – The… Continue reading Singing The Blues In Oakham
I’ve met and played against Dion Dublin a couple of times and he’s a top bloke. Some of my former contemporaries who played with him will also wax lyrical about him and as Homes Under The Hammer star and BBC pundit he is a great advert for former footballers. However, as I walked into 311… Continue reading Behind Enemy Lines – A Swift Half In Shenstone