It has been trading under its current name since 1806, it boasts 250 kinds of whisky, a very well-kept cellar and no jukebox (bliss). The staff are warm and friendly and not in a production-line way, in fact they've long been my mates. Gwen, who runs the place, is a sharp-witted, elegant and glamorous northern angel, the kind Dylan Thomas would find a whole book in. I haven't even touched on the original features and beautiful Victorian decor, the snug rooms with cosy fires or the well-heated and well-sheltered "smokers rule" beer garden. Every now and again there's talk of it being sold, and this scares me to death. We love the Briton's. Change nothing, lovely old pub. Go nowhere. … [Read more...] about What’s your perfect pub?
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Move over banana bread ... this weekend we’re making Percy Pig Crispy Bars! 🥰 These bars are so easy to make and only require a few ingredients including our Mini Marshmallows, Percy Pigs and our INCREDIBLE Percy Pig dessert sauce. They’re so delicious and moreish, let us know if you make them! Swipe for the recipe ➡️ 📸 & recipe: @platesoftate • • • #thisisnotjust #mymarksfave #percypig … [Read more...] about Marks & Spencer share simple recipe for Percy Pig Crispy bars & they’re the perfect lockdown treat
Tell me about Last Play at Shea in 2008 when Paul McCartney came out.crazy. “The Eagle has landed.” I’m not kidding you. He flew right in just in the nick of time. I mean, it was crazy. That could definitely only happen with Billy. Crazy stuff happens with Billy. Before he went onstage, I got a kiss on the cheek! “It’s over! It’s over! I’ll never wash my cheek again. A Beatle kissed my cheek!” I turned into a serious groupie girl. I was like, “Oh, my God. I love you.” … [Read more...] about Rock’s Greatest Sidewoman on What Springsteen Taught Her, Why Billy Joel Is the Perfect Boss
Marchingdale Developments said: 'The units are of a perfectly reasonable size, allowing for all of the necessary functions to support daily life, and our clients are very clear that there is both a need and demand in Cambridge for the form of accommodation proposed.' … [Read more...] about A tight squeeze! Developers are building tiny flats the size of a disabled PARKING SPACE – as they cram a kitchen, bathroom and bed into just 180 square feet
He begged world leaders to act wisely and generously to provide social and economic relief for the many workers who have lost jobs. And he called for the “enormous sums of money used to grow and perfect armaments be instead used to fund research to prevent similar catastrophes in the future.” … [Read more...] about Pope presides over virus prayer in hint normalcy returning