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A week in pubs: w/c 6 June 2011

Pub visits this week 7 Location Sheffield Tuesday. My first day in a new job. The team is taking me out for lunch. “We can go anywhere you like, Pete – you choose.” Now, many would counsel caution here. It’s not just my first day in a new job: it’s my first day in any … Continue reading

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A week in pubs: w/c 28 February 2011

Pub visits this week 7 Locations Birmingham, Sheffield, Grimsby The more careful readers of this blog will know that the best pub in Birmingham is the Anchor. The more tasteful drinkers of Birmingham will know that there ain’t much competition for the title. Either way, for me it’s a pub inescapably associated with bad times. … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 14 February 2011

Pub visits this week 4 Location Sheffield To most people the two words ‘business meeting’ are probably up there with the most dispiriting phrases in the English language. Phrases guaranteed to sink even the lightest of hearts. ‘Business meeting’, ‘rail replacement bus service’, and ‘live and exclusive on ITV’. On Thursday, however, I am in … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 13 September 2010

Pub visits this week 7 Locations Sheffield, Cleethorpes, Grimsby First South Yorkshire, our primary local bus operator here in Sheffield, has been widely criticised of late. Fares are getting on for double what they were six or seven years back. In the charisma stakes, drivers tend to come in somewhere between Bernard Manning and Donald … Continue reading