Market Town Meanders “Pub of the Moment”.

Market Town Meanders “Pub of the Moment”.

The Roebuck. Derby road, Leek, Staffordshire.  ST13 5AB. This exquisite Grade 2 listed, half-timbered pub with jettied gables under a Welsh slate roof dates back to 1626. Situated centrally in Leek, it is an old coaching inn with the now converted stables still...
What’s in a name-Beer names that make me smile!

What’s in a name-Beer names that make me smile!

What’s in a name-Beer names that make me smile! Clever marketing by brewers sell beer, especially if there is a story behind the beer name and the humour is black! Wobbly Bob at 6% ABV from the Phoenix brewery in Heywood, North Manchester is not named after an over...
The Yew Tree Inn Cauldon, Staffordshire, ST10 3EJ

The Yew Tree Inn Cauldon, Staffordshire, ST10 3EJ

If it feels like you’ve entered the gates of Mordor, courtesy of the huge Lafage cement works at Cauldon, you are on the right track and close to the Yew Tree Inn. In the car park I had a pang of nostalgia on seeing a Citroen 2CV6, just like the one I used to potter...