Tuesday, October 30, 2007

30 October



some autumn colours...

edit - as Mike asked, indeed a Sumac Tree... hidden behind the pub...

Monday, October 29, 2007

Saturday, October 27, 2007

27 October



Happy Birthday Luke,
though as you are half a world away, you'll have already started celebrating by the time this post hits the net... have a great time and enjoy the day...
we love you
Mum and Tone
xxx
ps everyone else here sends their love and good wishes...

Thursday, October 25, 2007

25 October - Winter Warmer Special


The White Cross saw the welcome return to the tradition of having a Winter Warmer Launch Breakfast for the brewing team and staff, as well as a few of the regulars, who always enjoy the return of a great winter beer. This is testament to the hard work put in by Alex and Debbie and the White Cross staff, in making the pub such a great place to visit and share.

For those not in the know, the pub opens early and provides a full English breakfast to go with a few pints of the new Winter Warmer. Music is provided, this year by Paul Bowen and his mix of blues and Celtic riffs.

The picture above was from a couple of years back, but you get the feel.. we'll see what state the pictures and I are in today..!

The details, below, are from the Wells & Young's website...

Young's Winter Warmer (5.0% ABV)

Available throughout Winter 2007/08 (25 October 2007 – Jan 2008) Winter Warmer is the definitive winter beer and is a long-time Young’s favourite. A champion cask ale and Gold Medal Winner at the Brewing Industry International Awards 1992 and 1998, Winter Warmer is an essential warmer during the winter months.

“Rich, ruby-coloured beer, almost red in bright light. Complex fruity nose with hints of candy. Luscious and full-bodied, with a powerful mouth-coating flavour leading to a bittersweet, vinous finish.”

Winter Warmer is 100% malt brew, with Maris Otter and Crystal malt combining Fuggle and Golding hops. Young’s unique cane sugar mix is added to the copper during the brewing process.

A welcome sight on the bar during the winter months, Winter Warmer delivers consistently high yields and, in common with other Young’s ales, is quick to drop bright (usually within 24 hours).


25 October


Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Sunday, October 21, 2007

21 October



Mods of the world unite... well certainly those from Ewell.. who visited Richmond last weekend...

Saturday, October 20, 2007

20 October - Extra



England's fine and beautiful land, play up and play strong....

20 October


It started out as an ordinary sunset like this...


but turned in to this.. the evening before last...

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

17 October





Lunch and then breakfast the following day with Steve and Judith... Brasserie Blanc and Carluccio's

Such a pleasant way to spend time with family



Tuesday, October 09, 2007

9 October



a view from one bar... its been in the high 20's and low 30's for the last few days..

Monday, October 08, 2007

Monday, October 01, 2007

1 October



pinch punch 1st of the month... well here's to a better month for all concerned...

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