Saturday, 5 May 2012
Jack can now have a bus pass.
3rd May 1952- Jack was the first born of Charlie and Brenda Peckitt. He was born at Weston Nursing Home just outside Malton and brought up at College Farm, Byland Abbey.So on Thursday night it seemed pretty apt that we went back down to Malton to celebrate his 60th birthday .My husband an OAP-gets his bus pass and pension reductions here and there. Doesn't seem 5 minutes since he was winning races at the local point to points when he was the golden boy of the track. Back to 2012- we went to the newly opened Talbot which has had much publicity lately as James Martin is in running the food there.It supports local businesses and for me that is what it is all about.I would love to say it was everything you would expect . Malton so needs somewhere as gracious as this.Hey I am no food critic but I have my opinion. First get rid of the head waiter or whatever his fancy name is -he is so up his own it is unbelievable. Shame there was not the slightest background music when I mentioned to the receptionist on the way out she said it was due to it been a listed building... It was like a morgue making for a very stiff atmosphere.. I choose well I had the taste of Yorkshire pork as you will see .Poor Jack went for the scallops which were served on black pudding. The latter been as thick as a cream cracker and not as thick as a butter puff. I choose loin of beef which again was very nice, the mushroom risotto was divine .Unfortunately Jack choice the