Tag: king kong

King of Kong

A local, erm, enthusiast is campaigning for the King King statue late of the Bull Ring Markets (and some car place, and Dudley Zoo apparently) to be returned to tower over Brum. That’s despite him saying: “apparently poor old King…

“Birmingham Gateway” have your say.

When you say “Birmingham Gateway” to me I have a vision of looming gates halfway between something from King Kong and the Swords of Qādisīyah, also called the Hands of Victory which stand in Baghdad. The truth, as always, is…

Kong lives

Kong (2), originally uploaded by allybeag. The old statue of King Kong that people in Birmingham periodically decide they miss is still towering over markets the length and breadth of the country. allybeag on Flickr has found him in Penrith.…