Why Fat Mark of Bromsgrove? Well, I moved to Bromsgrove
1991. It was a purely logical choice at the time with my family
friends in Birmingham and my work in Worcester. Since moving to
I have come to really like the place. I can't fully explain
It just seems to be the right size for a start. You're not lost
the urban sprawl of a big city and you're also don't feel like everyone
knows your business, as you would in a small village. Its sense
history also appeals to someone of my tastes and I enjoy nothing more
a stroll up the High Street on a Saturday afternoon.
With my increasing level in contentment and the onset of my thirties
came an expanding wasteline. As I discovered the delights of many
of the town's pubs and curry houses this growth continued. From
overly slim 11st 7lbs in 1991 I grew to
rotund 15st+ by 2001. And thus I
Fat Mark of Bromsgrove...
I'm lucky enough to
have met and married a lovely local girl who I now share a home with on
north side of town. Claire
was born and bred in Bromsgrove, educated at local schools and is able
to walk to her job in the town. She sometimes finds it hard to
why I should have such an affinity for the place that she just sees as
Within these pages I hope you find something of interest or
to entertain. In the true sad, spirit of homepages there is alot
of me here. If you find it boring then please feel free to
If you find it interesing or useful then drop me an e-mail. I'd
to hear from you.
Bromsgrove's Hidden Gem...
When I saw a sign in the window of the old Lily Langtry's coffee shop
back in May 2015 saying that a tapas bar was going to be opening there,
I remember saying to Claire, "It'll never last". I'm delighted to
have been proved wrong! It was obvious from our first visit to Casa Med Tapas that the
place was special and every visit since has backed that up. Not
only that, but everyone we've taken along has been as impressed as us.
I might still enjoy eating in Prezzo and Pizza
Express, but it has to be Casa Med for that
special night out! And it's not just me that thinks this - check
Guide to Bromsgrove
Bromsgrove Pubs (Updated Jan '18)
Bromsgrove Balti Guide
Balti Cuisine - R.I.P.
Cider Makes Yer Belly Wider!
The Local Rag
Last updated Thursday 25 Jan 2018
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