Tag: internet

The Meaning Of Briff

The godlike geniuses Douglas Adams and John Lloyd invented a thing called ‘The Meaning of Liff’ it was one book, then an expanded edition all containing ah, well I’ll let them tell you: “In Life, there are many hundreds of…

Back at its HP source?

BBC WM breakfast presenter Phil Upton kept hold of the big HP Sauce sign when the building was demolished (following Heinz’s lies and betrayal). Since then it’s been in the museum’s warehouse — but now Phil is asking where it…

Why The Big Paws?

Rhubarb Radio has kindly consented to allow your very own BiNS-ers Jon & Jules to have a show — on the internet radio and everything. It’ll be what you’d expect from us — intelligent, amusing, cool, and featuring ELO (maybe).…

Keep Digbeth Friendly

Long preamble to this, but bear with us, it (like all good things do) ends in a song. Here’s what happened: Some people decided to do a Birmingham Twitter Festival. Craig Friends of the Stars offered the band’s services as…

City Council Block Twitter

I hear that Birmingham City Council is now blocking  “social networking sensation” Twitter (as it is classified as a “social networking site”). Following hard on the heals of the shock horror stories of Facebook usage (stupid story as not only…

Music be the food of Brum

The Birmingham Music Archive is a new project, and especially a web site that is trying to build up a huge collection of anything to do with music in Birmingham and how it has affected us Brummies. It’s entirely open…

Twestival

What’s Twitter? Oh, go ask Philip Schofield. What’s Twestival? It’s a Twitter – Festival (see what they did there?), personally I’d go for a Twiss Up. On 12th February 2009 Birmingham will be joining over 100 confirmed cities around the…