Etiquette of entering unfamiliar pubs you may not end up drinking in: see HE couldn’t remember the name of the pub – actually the Rose and Crown in Church Street – and gave me what seemed on paper heroically vague directions. So when I got there a bit early, I didn’t know if I WAS there. I wandered round exaggeratedly “looking” for someone, and on exaggeratedly “not finding them” left and looked round some, in case other pubs fitted his description (they didn’t: his directions were better than I first thought – “opposite a posh flowershop” = the shop is called JANET’S PLANTIQUE!!). Is this just me, caught in adolescent memories of the Hostile Local, or is it general?