Category: review

Moseley Folk Saturday, brain dump

Had a great day at Moseley Folk Festival yesterday, here are some things I learned: The invention of wine glasses coming pre-filled and sealed at the top (so you could carry them in your pocket!) is a storming idea. The…

Review: Little Moscow by Mick Scully

Sexual relations with penguins, tightrope walking from Beetham Tower to the Palisades, drinking in Tysley. No it’s not Stan Collymore’s to do list, it’s some of the surreal goings on in Mick Scully’s Little Moscow, the book and the –…

Roots maneuver

Despite my pitiful attempt at live-blogging (thwarted by my phone crashing once every minute or so) BiNs was there at Rootsville on Saturday, fully enjoying the displaced festival experience. The chance to kip in my own bed – however postponed…

Tunnel of Love

I’ve just come back from Tunnel Vision, part of Architecture Week, a trip “underneath the pavements in Birmingham is a network of tunnels stretching from Victoria Sq to New St Station”. In my excitement to see subterranean Brum (which I…