Tag: media

Post Relaunch Launched

So today I read a paper version of the Birmingham Post for the second time in a week. Last Wednesday I picked up a copy before going on a plane and it was almost impossible to read, I couldn’t fold…

Falling in love with Spaghetti Junction

BBC Four are showing a doccumentary about ‘The Secret Life of the Motorway’, the first episode features the building of the first Motorway in Britain, the M6 Preston by-pass, and Spaghetti Junction. There’s archive and public information films as well…

Timbuktu News

Ages ago (I was reminded when I was swapping the site about) we made a preposterous attempt to get Birmingham twinned with Timbuktu. Turns out we needent have bothered according to Birmingham News editor Ross Crawford: “The difficulty in covering…

Switch off your TV

and do something less boring instead. D’log has news of grants for people between 13-19 of £100 to £80,000 to make creative media projects for film, television, radio, online, print and multimedia platforms. Who I wouldn’t have killed for that…

Prat Nav

The Times reports that “Officials will fit sensor equipment to Birmingham’s fleet of 70 dustcarts so they can pinpoint their location every minute of the working day.” The paper claims that this is because the binmen are “taking unauthorised breaks”,…

Eat the menu

The food critic from the Guardian didn’t enjoy the Taste of Birmingham festival, and was moaning at the lack both of vegetarian dishes and of good grub in general. I’ve never heard of half the restaurants that she slags off,…

Don’t mention the goat

If you see Paul Henry around Brum – but you might mention that there are now five classic Crossroads episodes online to watch.

since i’ve been away, you’ve been hanging on out

and might of missed these things: UK Transportation Chief rides a scooter, tells others to ride the bus Chineese – or American in this case – make Mullaney 2.0 seem a little more important than he is. Nice Lambretta, even…