Month: April 2009

Value for money?

At least one supplier has been miffed by this section of a letter from Birmingham City Council’s procurement department: “Following the introduction of Birmingham City Council’s new procurement and payments system in October 2007 we bring you some news about…

Mayday Art Crawl in Digbeth

Or thereabouts; time-wise it's not May Day it's this Friday (the 1st of May) but it is in Digbeth. Three gallery openings on one night, all nicely timed so you can see all of them — and then sod off…

Project X Presents an Xhibition

On Saturday May 9th: "an exhibition of a number of local artists featuring new work from legendary cartoonist Hunt Emerson, a new photographic composition from our favourite of the many talented local photographers – Matt Murtagh, plus fine art from…

On Yer Bike

Tony Butler leaves BBC WM: "Outspoken Butler said: “I think it’s embarrassing for the BBC to be employing a 74-year-old when they are cutting here and there, but that’s perfectly reasonable." [link]

Winders 7

Turns out that this shot of the dalek’s left arse cheek is to be one of the desktop wallpaper choices on the new Windows 7.  It’ might not be like this black country winders tho’. Via D’log

New Library of Birmingham – Focus Group Sessions

If you'd like to make your opinions known about the development of the new Library of Birmingham then these are focus groups that are running. Email for more details. [link]

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

Little Gem Train, Cannon Hill Park by Karen Strunks All aboard!! If you fancy a tour of Cannon Hill Park,  take a ride on the Little Gem Train! It’s around this time of year that the Little Gem fires up it’s…

The beach is back

"June 19 from 1pm, then daily between 11am-7pm Sunday to Thursday and 11am–9pm on Friday and Saturday" [link]