The title of this blog comes from a Gaelic expression -"putting on the poor mouth"-which means to exaggerate the direness of one's situation in order to gain time or favour from creditors.
I don't know who he was but the statue and the pub are both wonderful.
Thanks to you, Jams, I know now who Tom Crean is. Thanks.
He was an nractic explorer. He was on three of the great expeditions in the first two decades of the 20th century.You're welcome mon ami!
I'll have a pint with you in that place anytime. Actually, I'll have a pint with you anywhere!...To Tommy! Cheers!
Love the dogs on the statue and what a cheerful-looking pub. Now I'm off to look up who he was!
I love the South Pole Inn! My kind of place in the middle of nowhere. And the statue. Wonderful post, Jams.
He is well worth raising a glass to Claude!He was an unsung hero Welshcakes!Ah it's a lovely village Gina
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