Month: August 2007

Keep your eyes on the road

‘Motorists’ have chosen the ‘UK’s best-known sight seen from a motorway’ – a motorway. In a crap poll people have decided to name Spaghetti Junction – always seen from the air in photos and film, and iconic for that –…

The Great Bull in the Birmingham Post today!

Fans of BiNS artwork The Great Bull can get a printed copy in today’s Birmingham Post. In a colour double-page spread no less! Hopefully Bounder will be on Radio WM at around 6pm to talk about it too. Also, BiNS…

Made in Birmingham update

The conscientious lot behind madeinbirmingham.org have been busy – not only have they a newsletter, a forum coming soon, but since this May they’ve been campaigning for a dedicated industrial museum. Go have a read and see what you think.

Boing Boing

Football records are usually derided as rubbish – sometimes with good reason – so quite why this perfectly rocking instrumental is being released as a single called “Baggies Battle Cry” and is being heavily linked with West Brom is a…

Tanks for all the fish

Charlotte Carey posted on her blog that it was cheaper (with a Railcard, admittedly) to go to the science museum in London than to Brum’s Thinktank and how it was, as someone has even bothered to write on Wikipedia, quite…

Dead Man Weds

Linda Green has written a novel set in a ‘fictional’ Birmingham newsroom, based on her time with the Birmingham News. An important chance to find out what goes on inside the Post and Mail building? I’m not about to recommend…

King lack incident

Today is the 30th anniversary of the death of the king of rock and roll and I thought I’d mark the occasion with a run down of Birmingham’s top Elvis impersonators. Armed with the trusty Google search engine I went…