The Hoodeners Horse, Great Chart, Ashford, Kent UK

I have to post my thoughts on this truly excellent pubI have visited it twice for Tweetups, and took my family today for lunch. On every occasion, I have been impressed by the warm welcome (especially from Andy Setterfield, the owner, but also from all his staff), the real ale (and cider), the efficiency and the FOOOOOD!Today, I mainly drank the St Austell Tribute; after a few pints of that, I...
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Yesterday’s Tweets

For those confused by yesterday’s Tweets, this is what happened:1. Originally, Anne and I were to sail from Rye to Eastbourne with another couple to attend the Round Table and Ladies Circle National Conferences there – Jane being a former National Chairman of Ladies Circle2. The plan was that we would sail to Eastbourne on Friday, have a meal and sleep on the boat, then go to the...
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Beards and beer

Articles extolling the eco-credentials of beards and local beer – I must be doing something right!
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White Dog at Ewhurst Green

As this blog is about pubs, I should mention here the truly excellent meal I had on Friday evening at the White Dog, now run by Bill and Jacqui Tipples – gorgeous Rye Bay scallops to start, and pork saltimbocca as a main course; truly excellent food! The beer wasn’t bad, either: Fuller’s London Pride and a well-kept pint of Harvey’s Sussex bitter All-in-all, a...
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Long time, no blogging!

Things have been pretty hectic recently, so I haven’t had a chance to post any blog messages I hope to catch up a bit at the weekend Meanwhile, I visited the Bull in Sissinghurst yesterday evening. The new owners have spruced it up nicely, there is a good, friendly, busy atmosphere and the food is of very good quality and well-priced: whitebait followed by lamb cutlets at £8.95 is hard to...
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