The Carpenters Arms, Newland, Witney
No seating free when we arrived, so we were left in the odd position of 
standing around with drinks in something that feels exactly like someone 
else's living room. It might be the particularly pristine dark blue carpet 
that causes this, or the sign above the fireplace (which is decked in 
brass egg cups and a screwed-down spirit level) saying "WELCOME TO OUR 

The decoration is mostly the bonsai driftnet string bags you use for 
storing fish on the bank, along with some brass plates with the Blue Peter 
ship on them. Beer consists of Morrells Oxford. Seemed to be mostly a 
dining pub for elderly locals. (26.ii.1999)