Advantages: Quality British food well cooked Disadvantages: Not the cheapest place to eat
...The Saracen?s Head Pub, Shirley near Ashbourne, DerbyshireThis pub is in the village of Shirley about five miles from Ashbourne just off the A52 and about twelve miles from Derby coming from the other direction on the A52.Just out of interest the Shirley near Birmingham also has a pub called the Saracen's Head so don't get this confused as that is not exactly a small English country...
Advantages: A superb, creative band back together Disadvantages: Had to wait nearly 20 years!
..."Legends tell of a world that our distant fathers knew
Though we look from afar there's a light that shines on you"
So starts Red Sky, the long awaited (by me anyway) comeback album by 80s symphonic rockers, Saracen.
Back in the eighties there were a lot of rock bands who almost made it big. Of all of them, the ones who most deserved it were Saracen. Their debut album, Heroes, Saints...
Advantages: Conveniently Positioned Disadvantages: Poor Service
...sight-seeing (From my brothers pocket of course!)
The Maids Head Hotel is a 13th century building in the heart of the city, directly opposite the famous Norman Cathedral.
On first view of the hotel, though, it did not give me much of a historical view and on entry it seemed rather shabby compared to the descriptions we had read online.
As we walked into...