You left me watching mobility scooters, Colin West basketball vests and contemplating plant feeding in an edge of town local on the Derby Road in Long Eaton. However, I was due to meet my mate – big John – in Birmingham on Friday as we attempted a version of the No 11 Ale Trail. All… Continue reading Dragon Breathing Fire In Ghost Town
This is a bit of a tidy up post filling in on a recent trip to the smoke and starting an occasional “pint of the month” series. Occasionally Mrs BB lets me off the leash and I can venture outside the Midlands and I can lose the crown of “most parochial beer blog in Britain.”… Continue reading Spoons!
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
You left me and my pals boarding the tram at Wolverhampton St George’s and I can reveal the breaking news that the bloke with the grey vest got on the same tram as us. That’s right, the feller from The Wheatsheaf sporting a dapper pair of shoes, jeans and a cheeky old school plain vest,… Continue reading Brum To Wolves Midland Metro Line: Part 2 – Bilston And Beyond