Tag: misc

Created in Birmingham – Cluedo

Add this to the list of things I didn’t know about Birmingham. The awesome game Cluedo was created right here in Birmingham and it celebrates it’s 60th Birthday this year. Read the Birmingham Post’s coverage. ==Update== Following some discussion on…

Waiting for the hammer to fall

“The City of a Thousand Trades” – City of Birmingham information booklet, c1935, originally uploaded by mikeyashworth. This booklet was issued by the ‘City of Birmingham Information Office’ sometime in the 30’s. “Made in Birmingham – the hub of industrial…

Eccentric purchases

The Eccentric Auction seems to have gone down well at the Anchor the other night (well there are people there in this photo and they’re not throwing stuff at the autioneers). Nicky Getgood was there and bought some kind of…

Eastside and Proud

Being proud of where you live is an admirable trait, all told. Not in the sort of nationalistic ferver that is whipped up during global sporting tournaments, but proud in the way that you care what happens to your environment…

Noddy or Egg? An Easter Story

Zooming out of the Midlands, wrapped in shiny paper, only seen once every year, re-appearing with monotonous regularity before a major religious holiday. Can be found all year round in obscure places, dusty old Confectioner / Tobacconist / Newsagents in…

LOL Protest

Anonymous – Protest against Scientology in Brum (Indymedia article). Protest, and good sales gimmick for those V for Vendetta masks ;)

Brum web feed starter kit

Jules is filling in for Pete Ashton over at Created in Birmingham while he is off being very drunk at the Guardian Media Awards and then SXSWi (how drunk he’ll be there is not established). She doesn’t quite follow the…