A Set Of Spoons

As the country melts under a magnificent heat wave and the possibility of England actually reaching the last eight of a major football tournament I thought I would keep up the temperature by recalling some classic Midlands ‘Spoons. I’m a big fan of Tim Martin’s boozers and I don’t think anywhere else in the country… Continue reading A Set Of Spoons

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

Adrian Mole, Ashby De La Zouch Celebrities And Packed Pubs

Ashby De La Zouch is a honeypot on a weekend and there appears to be no problems with pubs shutting in this Leicestershire town. It’s got around 14,000 inhabitants and houses are going up at a rate of knots so expect plenty more potential customers in the next decade. However, despite its proximity to the… Continue reading Adrian Mole, Ashby De La Zouch Celebrities And Packed Pubs

Roll Out The Red Carpet – There’s Bass In Barton

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I thought I’d celebrate the New Year in style and welcome in 2018 in the best possible style.  That’s right…with a pint of Bass! However, before I embarked on drinking a pint of Britain’s finest amber nectar I visited a cracking little cinema with Mrs BB and the kids. The Red Carpet… Continue reading Roll Out The Red Carpet – There’s Bass In Barton