six Hertfordshire haunts

25th January 2019 Alec 3

To celebrate Tryanuary, I’m putting together a recommendation of pubs, bars and beery destinations that people should visit in Hertfordshire. I’m listing these destinations based […]

pas de trois

24th October 2018 Alec 4

A “pas de trois” is a dance undertaken by three people simultaneously. Let me explain….. In the beginning, there was the public house. Over generations […]

It’s all about the Bass

28th May 2018 Alec 9

I know.  Bass lends itself to many puns and they’re all as destitute as this. What would you have preferred – “Bass instincts”? I’ve had […]

Albion winter

7th December 2017 Alec 2

In winter, when you stand outside the pub looking in through the window, it looks as though it’s raining on the inside. Beads of condensation […]

the Harrow, West Ilsley

15th June 2017 Alec 5

In the spring of 1996, a young man mounted the ridgeway – the ancient backbone straddling the high grounds of Oxfordshire and Berkshire. It was […]