I had an absolute blast at a retro gaming event called Replay, which is held in Blackpool in England. I go every year with one of my oldest friends.
As fine as the video games were, they weren’t as good as a pint of mild. Mild is type of ale mainly confined to the northwest of England where I am from. There is no such thing as mild in the northeast, where I have lived since I was 19.
As wonderful as mild is it doesn’t compare to my regular pig-out on pudding, chips, peas and gravy from the chippy. It only happens that once a year when I am in Blackpool so I make the most of it, this time I had 3 over two days. There is no such thing as pudding in the northeast. Check out the picture of the northwest’s finest culinary delight 🙂 if you are not from the northeast of England, don’t confuse a pudding with pudding (which is your afters).
It’s funny the little things you miss when you live away from where you grew up.