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A week in pubs: w/c 7 February 2011

Pub visits this week 7 Locations Sheffield, Grimsby I like the Peak District, and I like pubs, but very often I don’t like the pubs in the Peak District. This was the gist of some closing remarks in our last Week in Pubs post, and some of you have added comments on this issue. Ian … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 31 January 2011

Pub visits this week 7 Locations Sheffield, Nottingham Arriving in Sheffield city centre early for Wednesday’s band practice presents me with a dilemma. I could wait around outside the studio for 15 minutes before someone turns up with a key. Or I could go to the Rutland Arms. It’s winter and everything, but the deciding … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 24 January 2011

Pub visits this week 4 Location Sheffield It’s a sunny Monday afternoon. I’m walking towards Sheffield city centre with my two-year-old son and my good friend Dan. My son has fallen asleep. There isn’t a lot of point going to the museum now. So we need something else to do while we wait for little … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 3 January 2011

Pub visits this week 4 Location Sheffield You’ve heard about this schooner thing, right? Last week the government announced that pubs will soon be allowed to sell two thirds of a pint of beer – as per the ‘schooner’ measure used in Australia. At the moment, under those archaic weights and measures laws, this is … Continue reading