Posts about pub

Kirkstone Pass Inn, Cumbria

The lonely inn at the top of the Kirkstone Pass in the English Lake District, with winding road "The Struggle" leading up from Ambleside. Available to buy as a framed or unframed photographic print.

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The White Rat Cat

Graffiti as art on the walls of a disused pub in Liverpool, photographed on a trip to visit Jo in November 2004 and now hanging as a photograph on our wall at home. The painting is by reknowned street artist Banksy, whose work has recently been reported in the British "Daily Mail" newspaper as having […]

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Trout Inn, Wolvercote, Oxfordshire

Jo and I are staying near Oxford this evening en route eastwards towards Kent. We made a stop here specifically to visit this 18th century riverside inn, made famous by the Inspector Morse series. Sadly, since my last visit and since the decreased interest after the final book some years ago, the builders have been […]

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The Captain Kidd

One of my favourite pubs in London: the Captain Kidd, in Wapping. William “Captain” Kidd (c. 1645 – May 23, 1701) is remembered for his trial and execution for piracy after returning from a voyage to the Indian Ocean. Some modern historians deem his piratical reputation unjust, as there is evidence that Kidd acted only […]

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