You left me drinking a pint, watching cricket under leaden grey skies…quintessential Britain. Another element of quintessential Britain is, of course, three-roomed boozers with different beermats to notify the change of room. There are still one or two boozers that adhere to this top class tradition and I visited one last week (number 14 post… Continue reading Pubs Alive And Kicking: Part 14
The Holbrook Trilogy might have only been three posts long but all the classics come in short bursts. For example, The Young Ones and Fawlty Towers, two absolute classics, both knew it was time to call it a day after two series’. So, finishing off the hat trick of Holbrook boozers feels like the right… Continue reading The Holbrook Trilogy Part 3: The Spotted Cow
Controversial news regarding the great north/south divide… Midway has been replaced as the ‘population centre of Britain’ by Snarestone in Leicestershire. The debate about the centre of England, or indeed Great Britain has often seen many places lay claim to this title. Meriden, Coton-in-the-Elms, Haltwhistle, Dunsop Bridge, Morton (Derbyshire) and Lindley Hall Farm have all… Continue reading Centre Of Britain Moves: Locals In Midway Wheel-y Don’t Care!