And So To The UK Lands End ...
Friday, 9 April 2021
It's The End Of The World! (part 4)
... where you can enjoy the rich coastal heritage of the Cornwall peninsula and relish the experience of quaint Cornish shopping street.
A Lizard P.S.
It would seem that Open Top buses are something of a craze for this summer. At least one article on-line has suggested that Joe Public will be so desperate to enjoy the outdoors after Boris "removes all restrictions for ever" (yeah, right!), that there will be a great flocking to ride on a bus to see the sights; and a willingness to pay "rip-off" (sorry, "attractive") prices.
fbb mentioned the Coastal Clipper services centred on Great Yarmouth ...
A twittery tease has appeared showing a Coastliner bus heavily branded for the gorgeous covered ride to Whitby ...
Transdev has also announced their 'most frequent" bus service on the Yorkshire Coastliner network ...
Meanwhile Bluestar and/or More are de-lidding their open toppers for the Breezer Season ...And we know that First Kernow is planning something very different for its L1 to Lizard,
Bus watchers reckon First Kernow will have 30 open toppers offering rides all the way from Somerset (Minehead) via Exeter and Dartmoor and on to the Atlantic Coast and the pointy bits.
There will be a certain amount of angst at management and board room level hoping that
(a) the weather will be kind
(b) the customers will pay - and
(c) the bean counters have got their sums right
Back to Finis Terre!
Sounds more appealing than "Lands End"!
If we go to the County's site (Go Cornwall - i.e. Go Ahead's site) we will find plenty of buses around ...
... is at Porthcurno. It is a double run. turning at the village car park ...
If it is, then this is indeed the most southerly point served by a normal bus service, leaving the current First L1 to be classed as a school or college run.
But, wherever the errant stop may be, do pop into the Cable Station Inn to enjoy a glass of ...
In Cornish folklore Betty Stogs was reputedly full-bodied, golden-hearted and just a little fruity. So you can see why we chose to name our award-winning, smooth-drinking amber ale after her. Especially as both Bettys are often to be found at the centre of a good party. Join us in raising a glass to Betty Stogs – truly the Queen of Cornish ales.
Top New Story Of Yesterday
We always trust the BBC to bring us accurate and meaningful coverage of all the news that matters to us. We currently enjoy being scared by Covid events and are very disappointed that the consequences of another terror (Brexit) seem to have vanished from the headlines.
But vital and earth shattering stuff is still provided to fulfil Lord Reith's great principles of broadcasting.
"All that is best in every department of human knowledge, endeavour and achievement.... The preservation of a high moral tone is obviously of paramount importance."
So here is it - the big news of yesterday.
Next Variety blog : Saturday 10th April