Category Archives: Pubs

A night out at the Bluebell Inn, Desford.

I published this video two years ago on my other weblog (now gone). The musicians are all local and are amateurs, I mean that in the nicest possible way! I thought this video would be a break from my usual … Continue reading

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Is this Art?

Last night I went to my local pub and I noticed that over the bar were several small picture frames of various sizes with poems, quotations, wise thoughts etc, all typed on what was possibly the very first Remington trypewriter … Continue reading

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Waste of time?

I went to my local watering hole last night, namely “The Lord Nelson”, for a pint and to meet a fellow blogger. We discussed the state of the world and the Internet, and the conversation got around to our respective … Continue reading

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Pub closures

Another local pub bites the dust! The Plough pub is in my street and it was my ‘local’ when I first moved to Earl Shilton in 1995. At that time it was managed by an elderly couple, Barbara and Jim. … Continue reading

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