Month: June 2008

Brum Link 26th June

Found this on teh interwebs: HOW I MET JASPER CARROTT AND BECAME A DRUMMER – Sunday Mercury – Bev Bevan – "I've never "blogged" before, so forgive me if this seems like I don't know what I'm doing. Suppose I'd…

Brum Link 26th June

Found this on teh interwebs: Don't knock brutalism | Art & architecture | guardian.co.uk – Guardian on the Central Library, including a link out to the Post (good on them for that).

It pays to advertise

Man and van, Warwards Lane, Birmingham, originally uploaded by new folder. Man and van, Warwards Lane, Birmingham (although I think van might be stretching it).

Dead parrot sketch

The chance to quiz an environmentalist about parrots is no more. From Birmingham FOE: “Sadly, the Tony Juniper discussion evening scheduled for 30th June has been cancelled. A small replacement event has been organised at the same location for anyone…

Brum Link 25th June

Found this on teh interwebs: Just how green was the city's climate change event? – Birmingham Post – "West Midlands Friends of the Earth said the city council would be unable to plan properly to reduce environmental damage in future…

Brum Link 24th June

Found this on teh interwebs: Lord Mayor embraces digital by streaming live to the city – Birmingham Post – In a marriage between one of Birmingham?s most ancient offices and one of the most modern of digital technologies, the Lord…

A twitcher’s history of Perry Barr

Superbly evocative nostalgia, for me anyway I remember this bird well, from Andy Mabbett: As a child, I was often taken to our local shopping centre in Perry Barr, north Birmingham (since replaced by a tin shed with pretensions of…