Cars and Girls

(Prefab Sprout) – The Jolly Farmer, Dronfield Woodhouse Once upon a time, many years ago and in a previous life, I lived with my parents on Gosforth Drive, overlooking the Gosforth Valley in Dronfield Woodhouse; midway between Sheffield and Chesterfield. I was single, in those days, and the ‘Gorsey Brigg’ was the (then) newly opened […]

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Grand Central Station

We both agreed that the mains were a disappointment, but that we’d enjoyed the starters.

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Didn’t Sell My Soul To Shoreditch

I think I have new favourite London bar.

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Same old Scene

If ‘The Scene’ was local to me I would be a regular.

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Hot In The City

On a recent trip to Abu Dhabi, we took the bus to Dubai to investigate the 'New' Hard Rock Cafe. I'm still counting this as my thirty fifth Hard Rock Café.

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M

The Prosecco kept on coming, and we all agreed it had been a splendid lunch and, in a restaurant that serves £100 meat tasting platters, astonishingly good value.

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Red Dog

If ‘Red Dog’ are going to prosper in such a crowded market they’re going to have to up their game

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Hot Dog

I'll be happy to go back, but next time it'll be just for the beers.

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Y Gylfinir (The Curlew)

So, a true local pub with welcoming hosts, a good selection of beer and exotic spirits and excellent food. What’s not to like?

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Red

We came, we tried, we were disappointed. There are better, less pretentious BBQ pits in central London. We won’t be back.

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