Shropshire Christmas Light Switch On Directory

Well now that Bonfire Night is safely out of the way, I feel safe in mentioning Shropshire Christmas Light Switch On. That’s the next big thing in my calendar anyway.…

Poutine Alert!

I am a huge fan of poutine. I don’t know if it’s my north-west upbringing, but there is something magical about chips and gravy. And the Canadians proudly make it…

Anthony’s of Wellington Butchers, Farm Shop & Bistro

Well, it’s taken me a long time (2 months) but I finally made it to Anthony’s of Wellington for lunch. I should probably say I had lunch at Kinch’s Bistro,…

Shropshire Oktoberfest in review

Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park was overrun with lederhosen-wearing revellers this weekend – Oktoberfest landed! With an incredible selection of beers, a food village and fantastic programme on the main stage, you…

Taste Not Waste – Food waste in Telford

I accidentally came across a group that helps combat food waste in Telford. They are called Taste Not Waste. I have been using food waste supermarkets and projects for a…

The Cock Hotel, Wellington

I imagine the T’interweb algorithms are going to hate this, but I love The Cock Hotel. It was our first visit to the relatively recently refurbished Wellington boozer today and…

The Pheasant Inn named County Pub of the Year

The Pheasant Inn in Wellington, home of Rowton Brewery, received the award for County Pub of The Year 2022 at the Telford & East Shropshire CAMRA AGM yesterday. The pub…

The Queens at Horton

If you fancy a pub lunch that’s a little bit extra, head to The Queens at Horton. A beautifully refurbished 19th-century building, they offer fantastic seasonal menus. We popped down…

The Lost Boys Outdoor Cinema

The Lost Boys is on. Let’s all go. OK, you probably need a bit more information than that. There are a bunch of excellent films being shown at an outdoor…

A Lazy Shropshire Sunday

We popped to Wellington today, because we needed a bit of shopping, and we thought the little one might enjoy the Italian scooter rally being held there. Unfortunately, although the…