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Two weeks in pubs: 27 June–10 July 2011

Pub visits this fortnight 8 Location Sheffield Two weeks in pubs this time, readers. Life gets in the way of blogging, but we catch up in the end. We begin two Wednesdays ago, on 29 June. We begin with lunch at the University Arms. Here and there I’ve set foot in posher pubs than the … Continue reading

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A week in pubs: w/c 21 February 2011

Pub visits this week 5 Location Sheffield There’s a popshow here in Sheffield on Tuesday night. There is the anticipation of great company and thrilling music. Tonieee and I are starting the night at our new local, the Blake Hotel, so there is also the anticipation of excellent beer at reasonable prices. But it’s at … 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

A week in pubs: w/c 19 July 2010

Pub visits this week 5 Locations Sheffield, Cleethorpes I’ve been at a festival of pop music this weekend and I’m dog tired. Let’s get to the pubs, and then I can get to bed! Tuesday Magnet is a dark beer from the famous John Smith’s brewery of Yorkshire, which, if it still exists, is probably … Continue reading