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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

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A week in pubs: w/c 4 April 2011

Pub visits this week 10 Locations Sheffield, Cleethorpes, Grimsby This week in pubs begins on, ooh, Tuesday or Wednesday – I can barely remember now – with a brief jaunt down the road to the Blake Hotel here in Sheffield. But it’s all about the weekend this time. What’s the plan? It’s a weekend by … Continue reading

The Barge, Riverhead, Grimsby, Lincs

Visited: Tuesday 26 January 2010 When I was 16, a couple of lads who’d been in the year above me at school knocked on the door and said: “You like The Smiths, don’t you?” It was true. “Right,” they said, “let’s start a band.” As well as leading me astray into the ways of rock … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 25 January 2010

Pub visits this week: 11 So the doctor told me to take a week off work and do nothing. That just meant don’t do any work, right? Because you can’t just do nothing for a week: you have to perform the basic functions of life, like sleeping and eating and, um, going to the pub. … Continue reading