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Fancy a Pint? - Pub Signs

For the most part, pub signs and names are taken for granted…but do you ever wonder how those names were put in place? Many pub names are pretty obvious due to the locality of the pub and there are lots of pubs with historical references. 359 more words


The White Hart, the Railway and the Plough

I suppose because my family is connected to pubs, my dad and his brother and sister were brought up in the Portland Arms, Cambridge, his grandparents had the Fitzroy Arms, also in Birdcage but no longer there, and because I’m a pub person too, I am fascinated by the names of pubs. 275 more words

Pubs... And Pints!

1-28-16 At The Bloated Chicken Pub


(while holding my mug proudly in my hand)

I drank from the breast of a bloated chicken.

“Masala Madness,” I cried!

the engorged fever burp of my desire… 68 more words

A New Cider Bar for Gloucester

I have just seen the news in the Citizen that Molly’s Bar in Westgate Street has found new landlords in the shape of Peter and Christine Sheehy and they plan to re-open it as a cider bar under a new name: The Sword. 612 more words