Posts Tagged ‘Guardian’

London Pubs for the Guardian

Wrote a couple of quick guides to Olympian boozers in the run up to the big games – click for pubs with gardens and venues with live music.


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Bon Viveur on The Plough

“The Plough is that pub you daydream about as a city dweller: all cosy with low beams and log fires, napping dogs and mildly sozzled Welshies.”

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“I can’t say I envy landlords. Perpetually the designated driver, the landlord’s sober, all-seeing eye casts out like a lighthouse over a sea of lost souls. Stories are heard in snatched fragments, tempers rise, strangers entwine in spontaneous displays of inebriated passion and all the while, the landlord is stood behind a counter pulling pints for ingrates.”

The Landlords That Time Forgot and The Ultimate Record Machine from The Guardian/Observer Pub Supplements (June 09)

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