Category Archives: Real Ale

Catherine Jenkins and The Charlies go busking !


Good grief ! One day Catherine Jenkins is busking in Covent Garden market – the next day there’s a roaring twenties outfit busking on the lovely isle of Jersey in St. Helier market. The chaps immediately recycled the generous donations … Continue reading

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Bernhardts Ave Verum Corpus


It’s sunday night – a very necessary trip to the Catholic church on Oxford Rd. to expiate and expunge Bernhardts’ many and multiple sins. But how refreshing and replenishing is the choirs performance of Mozarts ‘Ave Verum Corpus’,  and a … Continue reading

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Watching the washboard – washboardPete- a profile.


Washboard Pete could not be described any more elequently than by his biographer in 1927 “The Incredible Washboard Pete II was born in the heart of a star.  He is one year old and plays with The Hobo Sapiens, Keith Tippett, The … Continue reading

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Another fab Morecambe pic


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The Charleston Charlies Morecambe adventure


The Charleston Charlies visit the fabulous Lancashire seaside town of Morecambe. A pilgrimage to real ale, beautiful sunsets , the fabulous art deco Midland Hotel and host to  statue of the late great Eric Morecambe. 2 of the many Charlies … Continue reading

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