All Wight Now

Camra’s Isle of Wight branch has a habit of sneaking new entries into the Good Beer Guide, meaning trips there have become virtually an annual requirement.  Fortunately, as a quite densely populated island (140,000 people) it is accessed by a wide variety of routes and means. Our previous trip had not been very successful.  The Sportsman’s…… Continue reading All Wight Now

Road to Nowhere

Plymouth is a city with a dominant nautical heritage and a good mix of pubs.  I wandered around the backstreets looking for the Nowhere Inn, thinking how much I dislike stereotypes, when I bumped into a salty old seadog and asked the way.  He sucked on his clay pipe, tugged a beard yellowed by smoking 60 Capstan…… Continue reading Road to Nowhere