Month: October 2007

Record breakers

Not a good week for traditional record shops as not only do we hear that Andy Cash is to shut up shop, but the Reddington’s Rare Records musical has been canceled.

It takes Timbuktu to tango

Mayor of Timbuktu in Birmingham « AerosolArabic: Urban Islamic Art The mayor of Timbuktu is in Birmingham… would I be able to meet and greet him!? No it wasn’t a practical joke, the mayor was actually in the UK as…

Moseley Baths, 100 not out

It’s a long way from Victoria Square to Moseley Road Baths, but at noon today as part of the bath’s 100th birthday celebrations some daft sods will be walking  “the route that the Deputy Mayor took in 1907 to open…

Emotional parkour

Via Brummie of The Year nominee Pete Ashton comes news of this K-Swiss (you know like adidas pumps but more stripes) sponsored freerunning competition. It involves you doing a bit of parkour in designated spots in Brum (by the Bank…

The biggest dog in the world

If there’s two things that we like to keep up to date on it’s Birmingham (obviously) and the world’s biggest dogs – for those reasons it seems that nothing Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham does will slip by under our…

Doh

‘Walk of fame’ closed over safety We promise you’ll be able to walk all over the Bummie of The Year Award. Nominations close on Wednesday, so keep them coming.