Tag Archives: pubs closing

Queasy like Stockport morning…

A recent post by local beer blogger Curmudgeon about the decline of the pubs around Stockport marketplace struck a chord with me as it echoed some of the thoughts I experienced during a Saturday morning visit to Stockport town centre … Continue reading

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That was the week past that I found that ….

…I could not bring myself to comment on the maniac murderer in Norway. It is beyond belief. I cannot help feeling that the Devil is abroad a great deal just now; the nurse at Stepping Hill adding insulin randomly to … Continue reading

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Another week rolls by..

..and Oddbins , the wine merchant, seems to be on the verge of going into administration. What is going on here? We are constantly being told that Britain drinks too much and that pubs are suffering because people drink at … Continue reading

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Hare and Hounds, Mill Brow

There is a lot of publicity about the numbers of pubs closing. The problems facing tenants and licensees are legion and include the smoking ban , the recession , changes in society and the role of the greedy pubcos such … Continue reading

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So last week was the one that..

..saw many thousands of column inches and hours of video occupied by the Sky pundits , Gray and Keys, “sexism” scandal.  “Poor” Keys in an hour long self-serving interview on Talk Sport spoke about how sad he was that Sian … Continue reading

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Pub Blogs

If I had resolved my “About Me” page dilemma , more of which later, it would be apparent that one of my pursuits was “socialising ” , a hobby stated on many a Curriculum Vitae, in pubs and drinking beer. … Continue reading

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