Monday, 18 May 2009
Last days of the fruitie
More good news for connoisseurs of good pubs: fruit machines are apparently in decline. Those grim devices with a remarkable ability to suck the atmosphere from any room were never much of a substitute for dog-fighting and cock-throwing anyway, and now, it seems, they're losing whatever appeal they had and being removed faster than ever. But, as the Plough at Leigh in Surrey shows, there are other ways to put them in their place.