Something Old…Something New: Digbeth Part 2

I know Citra and Paul WME visited this place last week too so I won’t be the first blogger to report on the gem that is 682 – The White Swan B12 0QY Like many big cities Brum has been guilty of letting some of its classic buildings fall into disrepair and then raise them… Continue reading Something Old…Something New: Digbeth Part 2

Proper Pubs Alive And Kicking In Kingsbury

I think I have found THE perfect pub for Martin.  Never mind all this ‘travelling around the country searching for GBG pubs nonsense’ he needs a proper locals boozer. However, this is no ordinary pub as the former smoke room at the back of the boozer has been converted to The Wok Inn. Yep, that’s… Continue reading Proper Pubs Alive And Kicking In Kingsbury

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