Galley Ghosts

I’ve talked briefly about the Galley Hills pub previously in my Pubs, Pubs, Pubs entry but this time I’m going to write a piece solely dedicated to this beautiful old pub, mainly because I grew up in the shadow of it, partly because my mother worked there for a while and also because I justContinue reading “Galley Ghosts”

Pubs pubs pubs.

Mile Cross and it’s surroundings is – or was – home to a number of pubs, 10 in total; most of which existed before the creation of the estate. Two of these pubs however, were created along with the estate and in my eyes that makes them the ‘proper’ Mile Cross pubs. Seeing as it’sContinue reading “Pubs pubs pubs.”

There be Pirates!

Tucked away in a quiet little corner of Sloughbottom park is a faint little oval in the grass. When the sun shines and the rain falls, it can be easily overlooked in between the irregular Council grass trims. I remember it looking a lot fresher as a kid in the 80’s, the 80 yard Harco-surfaced trackContinue reading “There be Pirates!”