Making it on TV

Yesterday I spent a great day in London presenting a segment on pub history for a Canadian TV channel. Filming took us around Bishopsgate in the City of London, visiting pubs. Both pubs have interesting and surprising stories behind them, more details of which can be found my book. It was fascinating to see how

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The Dragon Review

Medieval travelers to the Holy Land saw crocodiles so representations of dragons on pub signs and in heraldry might have come from these exaggerated descriptions. Pictured above is the Green Dragon in Marlborough and is one of many countrywide. A green dragon appears on the crest of the 1st Earl of Pembroke, a high-ranking Tudor

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