In a bygone age, after an evening shift, a bunch of knackered workers would stagger out in to one the nearby drinking establishments, The Freemasons, Rising Sun, Scruffy Murphy’s, the pub in Drury Lane, that one by Covent Garden tube station, depending on mood or other choices.
Yesterday was New Beer’s Eve, today April 7 is National Beer Day, an opportunity for American beer enthusiasts to celebrate their favourite brew. The day marks the enactment of the Cullen-Harrison Act in 1933 allowing the sale of beer in the US for the first time in 13 years. Somehow 1.5 million barrels of booze where…
April 2 is National Reconciliation Day, an occasion to put aside old divisions, play nice, make friends and slap someone round the head with a bag of feathers. International Pillow Fight Day kind of speaks for itself.
A Somerset pub frequented by the late Sir Terry Pratchett has unveiled a new sign, painted by an artist Richard Kingston.