Month: September 2009

Announcing the Bullring Playtest -| BARG

Can you "play" with a shopping centre? "Ingredients for playing with include, but are not limited to: 3 levels of shops; the escalators in between; the outdoor bit down the middle; the square next to St. Martin’s church; a department…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

  This beautiful building on Oozells Square, just off Broad Street,  was originally a Victorian boarding school.  At other points it became a college and then a furniture store for Birmingham City Council. It was all set for demolition in…

Get Folked

Ian Edwards found this wonderful looking book in a 2nd hand shop: It contains the words of about a hundred songs — complied in 1915, and dedicated to Mrs Neville Chamberlain — from round these parts. Odd to read of Oldbury, Erdington…

The Big Paws 19/09/09

“BiNS’s” radio show , all the Brummie things that matter, plus pirates, geordies, a man in a cage, and vacuuming along to Shergal Farkey: