Category Archives: Real Ale

So much of my life revolves around this, its bound to be a useful category.

London trip and UEA reunion

UEA is the University of East Anglia, I was there between 1968 and 1971, amongst the first intake of undergraduates.  The school of Environmental Science was established the year before so this is its 50th anniversary.  Thus the 7 pm … Continue reading

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Another 25th wedding beer blog

This will be the last, but it is worthy of note.  Lots of lovely folk brought beers of interest and quality.  Some days after the event there were still some in the fridge.  And here they are: The cans from … Continue reading

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Beer stories

A particular friend tends to pick up beer related things he thinks I might enjoy.  Recently he brought a handful of pump clips from a car boot sale.  I selected the four below as having some special meaning for me. … Continue reading

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Cardiff, Cornwall and Scilly Isles – a beer summary.

Our first beer in Cardiff was Brains SA Gold in a delightful bar probably called the Cottage, on a central pedestrian street.  But it was the Tiny Rebel bar just a short walk away that drew us twice.  Very fruity … Continue reading

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Spring Equinox Beer Festival

I know its not the equinox yet, but the Campaign for Real Ale branch covering Horsham has a different view.  Or perhaps they couldn’t book the hall next month.  So on Saturday 26th February I joined old school-friend Graham and … Continue reading

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Walk to Keymer for lunch and nearby art

Sunday saw me on a bus at 9.40am heading for Patcham and a 4 mile walk over the Downs for lunch.  Walked away from hundreds of children playing football at Patcham Recreation Ground at 10am climbing the slippery track between … Continue reading

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Dinner and Jazz – birthday 2017

We left the house in windblown wet snow to wait for a bus downtown, but it got better.  Early dinner at Bom-Banes in George Street.  I had a headless bird, sounds better as oiseau sans tete – a parcel of pigeon, … Continue reading

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