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The Metropolitan Railway, by John Betjeman

(Baker Street station buffet)

Early Electric! With what radiant hope
Men formed this many-branched electrolier,
Twisted the flex around the iron rope
And let the dazzling vacuum globes hang clear, 261 more words

A Poem

Beer Asylum, Pinner, Middlesex

Friday night, I went to Pinner to see if I could round out my candidates for the remaining days in the Sout & Porter Advent Calendar… 141 more words

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Pinner Panto Night

A pantomime is a traditional children’s story told in a humorous way, usually around Christmas. For the town where my parents live, however, panto involves costumes, twinkly lights, carnival rides & games, wonderful food, sweet treats and of course, fireworks. 255 more words


Oddfellows Arms, Pinner, Middlesex

Except on weekends, the Oddfellows Arms doesn’t open until 5 pm so the after work run-and-pub trip was necessarily going to be in the dark.  But, the pub is an absolute delight and the early evening crowd in this village populated by older (but not yet aged) folk resulted in a copacetic atmosphere. 32 more words

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First time manicure with Beauty4life

My rating: 5/5

Situated just off Uxbridge Road in Pinner, Beauty4life offers the best nail treatment that I have experienced – this being my first time too. 240 more words


Oskar Blues Pinner Throwback IPA

What started as a brewpub in a small town in Colorado has become the craft beer and can behemoth Oskar Blues. What was once a small brewpub has grown to include two breweries, one in Longmont, Colorado and a satellite brewery in Brevard, North Carolina with plans for a 3rd in location in Austin, Texas. 252 more words

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Queen's Head, Pinner, Middlesex ( #August2016PubPerDay number 62)

From Rayner’s Lane Tube Station, the Queen’s Head is about a mile and a half, but it’s still a quarter-mile from Pinner Station so running was probably quicker than changing to the other line of the Metropolitan at Harrow-on-the-Hill. 181 more words

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