Nine Goal Thrillers, Gentrification and Relegation – A Normal Sunday In Digbeth (Tore Andre Flo)

Bloody hell! As if a nine-goal thriller at St Andrew’s wasn’t enough to contend with on a Sunday afternoon then the ongoing gentrification of Digbeth just about topped it off! Let’s deal with the surreal first. Birmingham scored four goals at home in front of a packed St Andrew’s but, due to the fact Leeds… Continue reading Nine Goal Thrillers, Gentrification and Relegation – A Normal Sunday In Digbeth (Tore Andre Flo)

Top 20 Pubs: The Lord Clifden, Hockley

The Jewellery Quarter has lots of gems and diamonds tucked away in both its shops and pub scene but, for me, undoubtedly the 24-carat gold boozer is The Lord Clifden B18 6AA. It’s the sort of place that really is all things to all people. I’ve been here with Mrs BB for a drink and… Continue reading Top 20 Pubs: The Lord Clifden, Hockley

I’m Picking Up (Brum’s) Good Intentions

A very lame link to a Beach Boys track here but it’s always good to keep the pressure on Martin, Duncan and Si with (loose) music titles. Having been to Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire and Nottinghamshire in recent blogs it’s time to return to more familiar ground and England’s premier city. That might cause some debate but… Continue reading I’m Picking Up (Brum’s) Good Intentions