Tag: environment

Rats with wings

The new More Canals Than Venice art blog, went pigeon racing at the weekend. It’s part of a residency by artists Alex Lockett and Ian England at The Rea Garden (Floodgate St, Digbeth) where they’re looking after pigeons — and…

Rainbow Meeting

As you should all know by now The Rainbow pub in Digbeth is fighting for survival as it’s been served with a noise abatement order. They’ve got tons of support (joining the Facebook Group is a painless way to do…

Jesus park for Digbeth

Lovely image of the “ingenious” water feature planned for the new park in Digbeth: Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch! Allowing brummies to walk on water, pretending to be Brian Clough. Really like the plan to have a new city centre park,…

Bio-active rubbish dumping; A self-imposed consultation and medical survey with a leading medical healthcare centre in the UK

A survey by eccentric archaeologist, Harry Palmer 2009. Earlier this year I managed to conduct an independent and self-imposed survey into street litter and poor rubbish dumping habits. With the help from a leading healthcare company here in the UK…

Police verses cyclepaths

Whilst going through the park behind the Ackers in Small Heath this week a cyclist was punched in the face by one of a gang.  He suspected he was about to be mugged, but fortunately two other cyclists turned up…

Sports days

I’m very impressed, on first glance, with the book Played in Birmingham ( from the Played in Britain series), it’s the history of Brum’s sporting venues — from works football pitches and local swimming baths to professional grounds. Uploaded with…

Save our pubs

“In Moseley and Digbeth, very small numbers of people who happen to live near centers of musical activity might be in real danger of closing down venues which are of benefit to thousands. Its an absurd situation, but all too…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

Little Gem Train, Cannon Hill Park by Karen Strunks All aboard!! If you fancy a tour of Cannon Hill Park,  take a ride on the Little Gem Train! It’s around this time of year that the Little Gem fires up it’s…