The Roquefort Files

Travels to the pub and back

November 20th, 2006

Our final destination

was Memphis for two more days before we left for home. When we arrived the weather had changed from clear and bright in Nashville to grey and overcast, and downtown Memphis was as grim as ever. We checked back into the King’s Court (crack whores or not, you can’t argue with $40 a night plus […]

October 24th, 2006

We arrived in Memphis

to find it warm and muggy – a happily faint echo of the sweaty furnace of the last time I was in the South – and took a cab to our salubrious lodgings. “The King’s Court Motel?” said our incredulous driver. “Lemme just say, if it was just you sir, you’d hear a knock on […]