Month: February 2010

Shop

If you’ve ever moaned about Birmingham’s lack of independent shops then for the next six weeks (at least) you’ve reason to visit the Bull Ring and support a really indie operation. Brum’s award-winning Created in Birmingham blog has got the…

CSI Lift

Doing this to the Bull Ring lifts is all a lovely PR stunt for the CSI thing in the old Borders shop — until some old dear expires, knackered after taking the steps because the lifts are out of order.

Guesswork?

I’m quite “for” the idea of Brum being 2013 City of Culture. I’m not convinced that the council have the skills to make it great, and I’m still cynical about the idea that “the possibility” of hosting the “Brit Music…

Brum makes shortlist for City of Culture

“In deciding on the four cities recommended – Derry/Londonderry, Birmingham, Norwich, and Sheffield – the panel was influenced by the expected step change each city was asked to envisage, if they gained the title and subsequent media spotlight.” Wha? via…