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In praise of the Princess Royal (again)

I’ve often praised the Princess Royal mightily on the pages of this blog. Atmospheric and attractive, with good beer, it’s probably my favourite suburban local in Sheffield. Today I praise it again from the experience of hosting a private party in its upstairs room. The room is lovely, it was free of charge, and the … Continue reading

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A pub is for life, not just for Christmas

With the tree down, but pine needles still lacerating my bare feet, it’s the perfect time for a catch-up on festive pubgoing. Christmas and new year are fascinating times for lovers of the pub. We see our boozers heaving with happy, sociable folk, enjoying an easy journey from stranger to friend, radiant in the simple … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 8 August 2011

Pub visits this week 4 Locations Sheffield, Grimsby A couple we’ve recently made friends with have just moved to Sheffield. They like pubs. Pretty good choice, then. And they’ve got themselves a place in Crookes. I think that’ll be a night at the Princess Royal then. So on Wednesday a little group of us get … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 11 July 2011

Pub visits this week 6 Locations Sheffield, Grimsby I started going to the pub 22 years ago and I’ve never really stopped. Other things I’ve done for a long time include supporting Grimsby Town Football Club and listening to indiepop. But I thought indiepop was finished for a few years in the 1990s. And I … Continue reading