Celebrating Unheralded Pubs: Railway Train

Shepshed Pete is pretty much always spot on in the comments section and he hit the nail on the head after my latest post had a ‘gentle nudge’ at Ibstock. The whole essence of this blog is recognising the unloved, the left behind, the areas needed to ‘level up’ ostensibly, the places in the Midlands… Continue reading Celebrating Unheralded Pubs: Railway Train

Have You Been Drinking Thwaites Beer? I Can See Flying Elephants

Back street local boozers on the outskirts of Solihull are always far better than any pub in Solihull and that has always been the case. Back in the eighties and nineties and my youthful drinking days then Olton, Shirley, Knowle Elmdon Heath, Cheswick Green, Maypole, Solihull Lodge and Yardley were all a better bet for… Continue reading Have You Been Drinking Thwaites Beer? I Can See Flying Elephants