Tag: Brummie

Say it loud, say it proud: I am a Brummie

Nice rumination on the meaning and importance of 'Brummie'—never 'Brummy' remember. "Like generations of Brummies, I wasn’t born here. My family moved here a week after my sixth birthday. My parents were teachers whose first language, like many incomers, wasn’t…

Buy 365 days of Brum, get one free

It’s that time of next year again, when in a flagrant attempt to pay for all the incidental costs of B:iNS we unleash the Birmingham:It’s Not Shit Calendar on the suspecting public. It is, we’ve seen calendars in the shops.…

Balderdash and Blartin’

After a hectic week rushing round promoting TLAB Day (I’ve just this minute got back from doing Radio Five on a show with Danny Kelly*) can we relax here? Course not. One of the legacies of TLABD, we hope will…