Friday, 19 October 2012

Larach Locals: Meet Ricky...

Occasionally, we like to loosen the tongues of our regulars (and bar team) with a couple of nips, before asking them to answer a few leading questions about their life in and around The Larachmhor Tavern.  It would be a shame to waste such great banter, so in a series of Q&As, we're asking our regulars and local characters to commit their stories to print, right here....

What's your name? 


Do you come here often?

As often as possible!

What are you doing in the East Neuk of Fife - Born & Bred, Settler, Part-Timer or Regular Visitor?

Born & Bred

Earning a living in this part of the world can lead to interesting work! Are you/have you ever been...   
a) a fisherman    b) a bar person at The Larachs   
c) all of the above    d) none of the above

B - a bar man at The Larachs

Feel free to tell us a bit about your background - we love hearing a life story!

I was born in Pittenweem and I now work in Wilsons Smokehouse and The Larachs.

If you currently/have ever worked here at The Larachs, what's the best bit about the job?

...the line "get yourself a drink."

If you're on the other side of the bar,  how long have you been drinking here?

I'm 20 so I really should say ...erm...2 years.

What do you love most about this pub?

The banter and the commotion!

When you're not working or propping up the bar,  do you have any great hobbies or passions...that you can talk about here?

Supporting the local footbal team - Pittenweem Rovers.  RTID  - Rovers till I die!

You must have plenty of memories in this pub - things you've seen, tales you've told, tales you've been told!   Is there a good story or memory you're willing to share with the whole bar (and world)?

Good memories: Saturdays after the football, pool nights and live music days!

Favourite Drink?

Pint of Ice Cold Tennants

Favourite chat up line / conversation starter?

Are your legs sore?  Because you've been running through my mind all day!

Finally, they say you can pick up plenty of wisdom from working/drinking in a pub like this...tell us, what have you learned in the Larachs about life!?

Live every day like its your last...and one day you'll be right.

Additional Comments - a few people who were sitting at the bar during our interview with Ricky also threw in their tuppence worth....

"Considering his young years, a true legend" - Micha
"What a nice cheery guy" - Mo
"He always has a cheeky grin and a mischievous twinkle in his eyes" - Vicky
"His twinkle does nothing for me!" - Anonymous

Larachs Life is the official blog of The Larchmhor Tavern.  Find out more at our main website AND come and visit us in the real world -  we're a genuine fisherman's pub on the harbour in Pittenweem. Our friendly, truly local team will see to it that you enjoy a warm welcome, swiftly served drinks, mouth watering meals, perhaps a few well told stories and happy memories... 

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