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The Bear, Esher. Part 1
Well, here we go at last. Sorry it's been so long but had another hip replacement and had problems getting access to our blog (had to wipe my laptop cos it was running like a bag of shite and afterwards Blogger said I had no blogs??) Still, all sorted now (...

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Not Seeing this week...
Well, we proper fucked this week up... As I type this, sat opposite the old man in our local, Ye Olde Cock in Cider (have a look here at   https://www.facebook.com/yeoldecockincider  ) , we are both off for a week, as we had made some grandiose plans to tou...

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The Kings Head, Shrewsbury, Part 3
So... We left it where Dad, Pete and I had been out for a few beers at dinner, then the inevitable beer munchies kicked in, and I wanted to head back and freshen up, so we arranged to meet Pete later, said our farewells and headed into the nearest Kebab hou...

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So... this is getting hard.... The last few times we arranged a get together to type up some more blog, Dads new pub-shed has got in the way. We have been consistently drunk and merry, and the last thing on our mind has been to sit down and type. So please ...

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The Kings Head Shrewsbury, Part 1
Sunday 22nd February So, yesterday we went to Shrewsbury. Me, my son Clint, his wife Sue and their two lovely children Joseph and Chloe squeezed into Clint's Subaru and headed for the A5. It's been around 15 years since I  travelled that way and, bloody hel...

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Ye Olde White Horse, Spalding. Conclusion
Well, It's been a while since our last post and I'll explain why later. But first, our final thoughts on Ye Olde White Horse.  It was fantastic!! What a refreshing change to find a pub, and a busy pub at that, which isn't full of one-armed bandits, quiz mac...

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Ye Olde White Horse, Spalding, Part 2
So the evening wore on, the company was excellent and the refreshment likewise. Squeak (who's really named Peter) (I remembered to ask) ( I also asked why they called him Squeak and he told me but see below) knew loads about the pub. He told us about the br...

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Ye Olde White Horse Spalding Diversion
Sunday 23rd March 2014 When we first posted that we were going to Spalding a guy messaged us on Facebook and suggested that, as we were in that neck of the woods, we should also visit Stamford where there is a medieval banqueting house that was converted in...

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Ye Olde White Horse, Spalding, Part 1
21st March 2014 We're back in business! After 8 months we are visiting pubs again. And this one looked promising. I'd rang the pub and spoke to the landlady, Sam and she seemed very helpful and quite interested. I'd also contacted the local paper, The Spald...
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