It’s The Hope That Kills You…In Coleshill

It’s the hope that kills you really… I reckon Birmingham’s 200 year masterplan to conquer World Football (due to come to fruition in 2075) is still on course as we are currently undergoing what historians will look back on and call ‘the fallow years.’ Sun shining, potential to be in the top four at the… Continue reading It’s The Hope That Kills You…In Coleshill

Classic Canal Pubs #1: The Swan At Fradley Junction

This proposed canal tour of the Midlands with Pete and Mudgie is gathering pace after comments on my last post. A fairly middle of the road canalside boozer in Branston sparked off the possibility and Stockport’s finest has virtually organised an itinerary of Stourbridge and Dudley canals with Pete as our less than sober helmsman.… Continue reading Classic Canal Pubs #1: The Swan At Fradley Junction