Hip Hops: It’s going to take a pint of Mild to explain the Dog and Pot
In 2009, the exterior of the Merchant’s House in Plymouth U.K. The best part of beer traveling is all the other things one learns while in pursuit of beer.  The Merchant’s House museum in Plymouth U.K. is one of the few remaining Elizabethan (1558-1603) buildings in a city where the urban core was very nearly wiped clean by the Luftwaffe during World War II, destruction suffered as collateral damage when the Germans targeted the Royal Navy’s base of operations in Plymouth, one of England’s finest natural ports. I’m informed by the interwebz that the house is closed to the public at the present time, with a restoration project supposedly waiting in the wings (the Plymouth Herald seems very skeptical) but in 2009 the historic building was still welcoming tourists like us. I took only two photos on the day of our visit, one of the exterior and the other of a dog and...Read more