Category Archives: Favourite Articles

Local Snow Scenes of Today

For those who couldn’t bear to face the “inclement” weather today I’ve put together a gallery of photos I took while risking hypothermia!

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West Midland Safari Park – What a Local Gem

Living in Birmingham gives us great opportunities for arts and music. But one thing is a little missing – a Zoo! But within a 30 minute drive you can enter a world of splendid wild animals in a beautiful rural … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Can Be Fun – in March 2012

This article contains amazing close-up photos of Herons in flight. I published it on this website on Friday 9 March 2012.

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Baddesley Clinton Celebrates Late Summer

Following on from the Scarecrowlympics in August 2012, local National Trust estate, Baddesley Clinton, has produced another scarecrow display in its vegetable garden.

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Metro Reaches Grand Central – Take A Video Trip

At last the extension is operating. Continue reading

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International Dance Festival Photos

Sunday evening 15 May 16 at the festival in Centenary Square. Dancers use diggers as props.

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How to Avoid Being Ripped Off by a Scam or Hack

Scammers and Hackers are becoming more and more active by the day. They operate on your doorstep, on your phone and more readily on your computer. Their reward? Your hard earned money!

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Metro Tram – Great News

The overnight trials during the night of this Saturday and Sunday, 23/24 April, seem to have been successful. So, a start of service down to New Street Station is foreseen to start on Monday 22 May.

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Midland Metro News – Stop and Go

Our splendid local transport system , the Metro Tram, is making progress….but slowly! Here is the latest news I have.

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Google Earth Comes To Birmingham City Centre

Have you looked at Google Earth lately? If not you’re in for a surprise and delight!

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