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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

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A week in pubs: w/c 20 December 2010

Pub visits this week 4 Locations Sheffield, Cleethorpes So what happens to your pubbing at Christmas? Do you dive for cover as the once-a-year drinkers colonise your most beloved boozer? Or is there a secret place you retreat to, a haven of civilisation, ale and somewhere to sit where the part-time pubgoers never reach? Do … 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 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