Published on November 14th, 2014 | by Alastair Gilmour


Travellers’ tales – Texas chapter

We asked for it! In October’s Cheers North East we requested photos of readers enjoying a beer or two – or reading the magazine – in unusual situations. Brian Burgess, from Sherburn Village, Durham, took up the challenge and sent this selfie from The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas (scene of the Battle of The Alamo, 1836 – remember Davey Crockett?). He’s also wearing a Durham Head of Steam t-shirt – so that’s two hits in one for Brian.

“When I saw the photo of the guys in Red Square last month with their Hadrian Border beer, I thought I’ve just got to do this,” says Brian. Contributions to

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