Author: Benjibrum

Get ready to shout!- some highlights.

Birmingham’s always been a place for stirring up a bit of trouble, a bit of controversy, enjoying a frisson of something a little bit special from Joseph Priestley defending the revolutionaries in France and having to flee the city to…

Created in Birmingham – Cluedo

Add this to the list of things I didn’t know about Birmingham. The awesome game Cluedo was created right here in Birmingham and it celebrates it’s 60th Birthday this year. Read the Birmingham Post’s coverage. ==Update== Following some discussion on…

“Birmingham Gateway” have your say.

When you say “Birmingham Gateway” to me I have a vision of looming gates halfway between something from King Kong and the Swords of Qādisīyah, also called the Hands of Victory which stand in Baghdad. The truth, as always, is…

Birmingham Book Festival

The Birmingham Book Festival is happening at the moment (it runs till the 29th of October at various venues around the city). I’m a big fan of books, I like the look of them, the smell of a new book…