Month: November 2007

Write about what you know

We like cafes here at BiNS, even if we rarely actually go into them, from Mr Egg to the Titanic Cafe to York Rd in Kings Heath (nice chips) – but none of these have their own blog. Rosa’s Cafe…

Walk, with the one who walks backwards

Ben Waddington is obviously dyslexic, why else would he research and schedule a special yuletide Birmingham tour themed around Satan? So, Lucifer, Old Nick, the dark one, the antichrist, the fallen angel, B. L. Zeebub, what’s the Brum connection? According…

Beer railway?

While searching for a nice picture of a pint of mild (I’ll come to that later) I found this page – all about a railway at the M&B Brewery at Cape Hill. Fascinating old stuff. Les Ross et al might…

Sponsor the Sandvik lights

Fairly odd way to make money for the Lord Mayors Charities (via): For a minimum donation of £5, … people can dedicate a white light on the 50ft (15m) pine tree… to commemorate loved one’s who’ve died. Lord Mayor Randal…

Created in Birmingham, or LA or something

Ol’ Ozzy isn’t the most steady-handed of guys, so while it’s fairly unlikely that he’d have turned to painting (if it wasn’t for charidee and that) his message isn’t, erm er, well you can see where I’m going can’t you……