Don’t Call Me Shirley: Part 2

You left me lapping up the sun in The Colebrook with the subsequent news that Pete Allen – Ember Inn quiz guru and canal boat Carling drinking legend – used to present quiz night there. However, this is 2021 and Pete’s agent negotiated a big money move to the next suburb (Olton) and The Olton… Continue reading Don’t Call Me Shirley: Part 2

500 Up In Swadlincote

It’s an important day in history today although I’m not referring to the General Election. No, the real breaking news is that I have finally clocked up 500 boozers in the Midlands. It’s been a long, long road (as the song by Birmingham City goes…for any new readers outside of England they are one of… Continue reading 500 Up In Swadlincote