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A week in pubs: w/c 13 June 2011

Pub visits this week 8 Locations Sheffield, Birmingham One of the great things about going to the pub is that no two nights out are ever exactly the same. That’s what I say on Tuesday evening, in the serene garden of the University Arms (pictured below), where I’m being interviewed about this blog by a journalist from … Continue reading

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

A week in pubs: w/c 17 January 2011

Pub visits this week 5 Locations Grimsby, Doncaster, Sheffield Visits to the pub can vary in many ways. One is the extent to which they’re planned. On the one hand they can be scripted months in advance or part of a routine you’ve been following for years. On the other they can be completely spontaneous. … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 5 July 2010

Pub visits this week 4 Locations Sheffield A fairly quiet week in pubs, this one. I’ve finally got round to starting on The Longest Crawl by Ian Marchant, though. It may be the best book about pubs I’ve ever read. Mind you, I think I’ve only read one other. Do you know any decent reads … Continue reading