285/365 Clint

285/365 Clint by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I love finding unexpected things on my wanders. This picture of Clint Eastwood is mounted near the door of an old, derelict pub in Dunkirk. It had a wild west theme, so Clint was positioned for maximum impact, with a nice lamp illuminating his presence. Surprisingly…… Continue reading 285/365 Clint

55/365 Pottle of Blues

https://flic.kr/p/Rbxs2Z The Pottle of Blues is my favourite pub in Beeston. It’s a micro-pub, sells only 4 casks at a time, but has some very entertaining owners and clientele that are chatty and fun. There’s even some live music every now and again. It’s small but perfectly formed.

14/365 The Grove

https://flic.kr/p/R2yTkp This pub has been closed for a number of years, which is a great shame. It’s a fantastic building with a long history, but seemingly not popular enough as a drinking establishment to remain open. Its location, Lenton, is awash with students, so this surprises me. I drive past here on the way to…… Continue reading 14/365 The Grove

12/365 Dead Cow

https://flic.kr/p/QWrV99 The heyday of the traditional British pub is long gone. The numbers of pubs is declining rapidly; they are becoming increasingly demolished or converted to other uses. One such pub is (was) the Red Cow on Gregory Street. It wasn’t a particularly nice-looking drinking establishment, and I don’t remember seeing it open, but it…… Continue reading 12/365 Dead Cow