Tag: some blogs

Panda Lack Incident

Devastating news from the Nature Centre, where the Red Pandas have been shipped off to Bristol. Replacements are Coatis — apparently also members of the raccoon family and known as “snookum bears”: Info from this new blog about the nature centre…

Election Circus Hits The University

Election Circus Hits The University, originally uploaded by TheBrumReaper. “The University is hosting an unnamed ‘high-profile event’ on thursday… UK voters can probably guess what that will be.”

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…

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…

It’s that time again

Feel loved this much, Wallace and Gromit, originally uploaded by new folder. Anyone else a little surprised that brining out the same (mostly pot, some flower) floral displays as the last two years is enough to win a prize?

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

Got a camera? Want to meet other photographers? Would you like to see different parts of Birmingham? Then I have just the thing for you! Once a month on a Sunday afternoon theBirmingham Flickrmeets peeps get together for a photo walk…

Bull in the Bull Ring, almost

The Ikon reminded us on Twitter today about MACE — that’s the Media Archive for Central England. They mentioned a Bull going mad in Digbeth, and as luck would have it here it is running amok: Get the Flash Player…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

  I have lived in Birmingham for over 20 years and had never attended the Birmingham Carnival. It was on last weekend and I decided I couldn’t let another year go by without experiencing it.   It’s a bi-annual event…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

 Hey Ho, Let’s Go….down to the Epic Skate Park! Now the kids are on their summer holiday and some of the grown ups too….dust off your skateboards and skates and have a ‘wheelie’ (sorry) fab day out! The park is…