Month: July 2008

Walk the dinosaur

I just wanted to share a little bit of image dyslexia I suffered from with the old Bull Ring. When I saw the sign on the over-road bit, I didn’t think ‘bull’. I always thought it was a diplopocus, a…

Be bright at night

Light Night, is being held as part of this year’s ArtsFest (which is fast approaching —12th to the 14th of September). While I struggle to see anything particularity arty about “architectural lighting of iconic city centre buildings and iconic landmarks”,…

It’s not there

International art facilitator Donald Savage is a genius, if you didn’t already know a quick Google will soon fill you in. The US art producer and curator is bringing his hand-picked group of individual international invisible artists to Birmingham from…

How to look good clothed

A few weeks ago I bought a T-shirt with the Rotunda on it, and unusually it wasn’t one I’d designed. It was from this ‘shop’ on Spreadshirt.net, quite expensive but pretty unique. Unique for how much longer, I don’t know…

Help Tom Scotney with his Birmingham pubs map

Tom’s putting together a map of Birmingham’s pubs and bars on Google Maps. “Mainly for my own amusement and to give me a handy place to decide where to go drinking.” Anyone else can put up their local, their favourites,…

Digbeth Olympics – Sunday 21st September 2008

"there will be various things happening in and around digbeth on the twenty first day of september, year two thousand and eigh these will be highly competitive events involving speed, style, skill and quite possibly custard" link