Tag: fun

BiNS bins of the year awards

Whether to stop Victorian dads getting all excited by a glimpse of shapely moulding, to cover up a council branding incident, or just to prettify, these bins covers spotted in Roxie Collins in Stirchley: “I was walking home last Thursday…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

This weekend Birmingham is going to be even more of a  hive of cultural activity. It’s the annual Arts Festival. Beginning this afternoon and running until Sunday night Birmingham is host to more events than you can shake a stick at;…

Dogs are everywhere

I’m a fan of a certain type of book, the ultra-local nostalgia-fests that have names like “Memories of Ward End”. They’re not heavy with detail, not well put together normally, but they’re beautiful in their sheer ordinariness. They provide the…

Harry Palmer’s canal eccentric archaeology

The Siren (in which this excerpt is taken from) About Harry Palmer Harry Palmer is an eccentric archaeologist who has, for many years, actively explored places, spaces and people, circumstances and situations. From early work from the mid 1990s as…

Animals!

The planning a application for the Chamberlain Square beach is now up on the Council Site (can’t do direct links, you have to go here and search for “C/01989/09/BCC” — its number): Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch! Read that through again:…

Winders 7

Turns out that this shot of the dalek’s left arse cheek is to be one of the desktop wallpaper choices on the new Windows 7.  It’ might not be like this black country winders tho’. Via D’log

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…