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Cheltenham and Gloucester: Complementary Drinking Destinations

On Saturday night I went out drinking in Cheltenham. This is not a particularly unusual occurrence: obviously I prefer Gloucester, but I work in Cheltenham and therefore have a lot of friends and colleagues who live in the town, so … Continue reading

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A Drunken Tale

Since writing The Story of Gloucester’s Pubs I spend a lot of time writing and talking about pubs and drinking, not least in this blog. As a consequence, people think that I drink far more than I actually do. In … Continue reading

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Gloucester Pub Research Revisited #3: Docks

In my continuing mission to re-visit all of Gloucester’s pubs, I undertook my third pub crawl research trip on Saturday evening. The mission this time was the Docks pubs, which I last did on 7 February 2009. You can read … Continue reading

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Gloucester Heritage Beer Festival – work in progress.

A few weeks ago I had a message on Twitter from Councillor Paul James asking if we could meet up for a chat. I was intrigued and, since he suggested meeting in a pub, I happily agreed. It turned out … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Bus

Last night I joined some friends to go along to a belated firework event near Shurdington. It is a great event – still small enough to get near the bonfire but big enough for a decent firework display. You can … Continue reading

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Birthday Elements

It was my birthday last week. I don’t like to think of myself as middle aged, but the sad truth of the matter is that I would have to live to a ripe old age for these to be anything … Continue reading

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The Price of Your Pint in Gloucestershire

The Summer 2011 edition of the Gloucestershire CAMRA Newsletter, The Tippler, is now out and available at a good pub near you or from the Gloucestershire CAMRA Website. Along with the Gloucester CAMRA News & Views this is an excellent … Continue reading

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