Tag: fun

Making it up as we go along

Part of the build up to Brum’s City of Culture bid is the Canvas Birmingham site, where people can either say what culture they enjoy in the city or suggest odd ideas that they’d like to see. No idea is…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

Love at the Frankfurt market….. If you are looking for love in Birmingham, there are many ways for you to meet that special someone in time for Christmas at the Frankfurt market! At the bandstand: Once the band is playing…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

As part of the Frankfurt Market in the city centre, Bob Wilson has brought along his traditional wooden carousel.  Last year I tried to persuade several friends to have a turn on it with me, but for some reason, they…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

Roll up! Roll up! Get your hot German sausages here! The Frankfurt Christmas Market has arrived in town!  Not only can you snack on a tasty sausage, but there are other deliciously delectable treats to be had; German bread and cakes…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

  Remember, remember the 5th of November! If you fancy a party of light and fire this Bonfire night, head over to Pype Hayes Park in Erdington. You are promised a firework spectacular, a magnificent bonfire and a huge fun…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

 Who wouldn’t want to meet this handsome fella? Pop along to Birmingham Nature Centre and you can meet all his friends too! It’s a great family day out and there are lots of wonderful photo opportunities there, but good luck…

Get ready to shout!- some highlights.

Birmingham’s always been a place for stirring up a bit of trouble, a bit of controversy, enjoying a frisson of something a little bit special from Joseph Priestley defending the revolutionaries in France and having to flee the city to…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

This week I thought I would have a little play around with tilt shift photography. Tilt shift photography makes regular scenes look like they are miniature scaled models. I took a photo of the canals along Broad Street and added…