Month: May 2007

brummies speak up

Birmingham Voices Against Poverty is a blog and a series of podcasts of one hundred brummies who want their voices against poverty heard – run by the Birmingham branch of Oxfam. It’s nice to hear such a variety of accents……

Puppetry of the puppets

Dynamics Press Launch, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham : Originally uploaded by amyclarke_uk. These great huge things will be scaring the living heck out of small children over the weekend at the mac – as part of the two days of…

Brummie women reject outdated beauty contest

Would have been the far more sensible headline for this story: BBC NEWS | England | West Midlands | Brummie girls ‘not pretty enough’ (not singling the Beeb out here, they’re just so much easier to link to than the…

He’s from Sheldon, you know.

This has got to be the most obscure lookalike ever. I’m sure this guy must be more expensive than getting the real Howard! and, it’s just a black bloke with comedy glasses on… awful! he’s halfway down page, below herman…

If Birmingham were Venice

eBay.co.uk: Postcard “IF BIRMINGHAM WERE VENICE” Posted 1909. (item 270122413106 end time 27-May-07 20:26:56 BST)(-) Now that’s something for the council to try for next summer.

i bet the place is haunted

Edwards No.8 – No more! : Originally uploaded by cactusinthesea. The demolishing of Edwards No.8 is well under way. Sad to see the guts being ripped out of a building. At least the external walls are to be retained.

far away stars

Oddness abounds at the Broad St walk of fame thingy, where people are voting for Cliff Richard on the grounds that: He has played the NIA many times in his career and made it home to the massively successful Pro-Celebrity…