Tag: some blogs

If you can’t Beat ’em

Tom Lennon pulls a great anecdote out of this month’s Uncut (reading dad-rock magazines so you don’t have to) all about the fine brummie band The Beat: “It’s 1980, and The Beat are scheduled to play “Stand Down Margaret” on…

5km or Brum to Mongolia, it’s up to you

Couple of charity events been brought to my attention this week. One a simple(!) 5 killometre run starting and finishing in Perry Park. It’s no marathon-length BRMB Walkathon, but if you fancy a trot round Great Barr then entries are…

Foxy! Paddy! Oohh!

Nicky Getgood has been surveying the animality of Digbeth. From fly to fox, real to badly drawn, she’ll note each one and Google map it:

Blog Action Day – Poverty

Today as I write, October 15th, is Blog Action Day. The concept being to encourage blogs around the world to all write about one issue on the same day – hoping that through the various niches (gadgets, Birmingham’s creative scene,…

Don’t fail, whale

I meant to mention this ages ago, but I forgot and I’ve only just remembered now it’s nearly finished: “From 12 – 30 August, Ikon is running a tailor shop in the old Salvation Army charity shop, 3 New Street,…

Style icons of Birmingham

What Birmingham has been missing for a while now is a “street style” blog. Street style blogs stop people in the street, ask about and photograph their style, and er blog it. So welcome to the neophyte Spaghetti Junction Style…

It pays to advertise

Man and van, Warwards Lane, Birmingham, originally uploaded by new folder. Man and van, Warwards Lane, Birmingham (although I think van might be stretching it).