Tag: Moseley

You might as well do the white line

Drinkers at Moseley’s famous Prince of Darkness faced a ‘sobriety’ test by police – with fines and warnings for anyone committing the crime of being ‘drunk in a pub’ according to yesterday’s Sunday Mercury (sorry, last online story on the…

Moseley Baths, a whisker of sucess

spm37, originally uploaded by Forgotten Faces. The Victorian Society, who no doubt are mostly spectacularly sideburned men worried about being aroused by table-legs, have placed Moseley Baths on their Top Ten Endangered Buildings list. They “are urging Birmingham Council to…

I really wanted to call this post ‘Flowery tw_ts’ and hope that people would get the Fawlty Towers reference and realise that it wasn’t…

… intended as offensive or disparaging, just a bit of headline fun. In chickened out. 2006-09-06_035 : Originally uploaded by mo’ moseley. News reaches us via the Moseley Free email group that Moseley in Bloom (that’s flowers and that) has…

Pleasure Places – A Brief History of Fun

Moseley Road Baths is apparently “the star of the show” on this programme on Channel 4 at 13.30 tomorrow (Monday 3/9). I’ll try and set the betamax, but maybe one of the unemployed, holidaying or “working from home” (oh yeah,…

Moseley Folk Saturday, brain dump

Had a great day at Moseley Folk Festival yesterday, here are some things I learned: The invention of wine glasses coming pre-filled and sealed at the top (so you could carry them in your pocket!) is a storming idea. The…

Jug Of Ale Not to Close

Showing why blogging isn’t journalism – apparently the Jug isn’t closing. Sorry to scare people unduly, still you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone and all that, celebrate the Jug of Ale!

Jug of Ale to close

One of Brum’s (and England’s) most loved toilet circuit venues, The Jug of Ale in Moseley, is to close in around six weeks – to be pulled down and replaced with 100 much needed (hem hem) flats. The pub was…

Growing a beard

Bearded “is a bi-monthly music magazine based in the Moseley suburb of Birmingham”, that I’ve just seen on Wikipedia but I hadn’t heard of previously. I’ve learnt that it “that distributes for free nationwide through a distribution network of independent…