Being a peripatetic visitor to such establishments, this one is on my bucket list.

The author however does not expound a key point. They survived every calamity except the ones created by the government against their own population (Taxes and COVID).

Have visited 1000 year old pubs near High Wycombe and Maidenhead over the years. Hope it re-opens by summer and that the hysteria over vaccinations and related tomfoolery ceases (not holding my breath).

At the rate things are going

, might have to be Denmark and Sweden we visit instead of Londonium and Auld Reekie.

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Born in small country in S. America, U.S. citizen since '85, EE, Marketing, Sales, Shade Tree Mechanic, collector of things interesting including good friends from all walks, especially those that partake single malts.

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Aaron R.
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February 8, 2022 09:48

Mark Twain comes to mind here: “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated” But then, we are talking about the The Daily Wire… The Ye Olde Fighting Cocks will reopen soon, but first a little context. This 1,229-year-old pub has NOT been under the same ownership/management for all this time, and contrary to the hand-wringing reporting, the place has… Read more »

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Aaron R.
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February 9, 2022 10:20
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The Daily Wire didn’t post a ‘fluff’ piece here. They took a handful of facts and weaved a narrative around it as a way to blame “the government” for the failure of this pub. They survived every calamity except the ones created by the government against their own population (Taxes and COVID). It was the exaggerated list of “calamities” that… Read more »