Celebrating in Yardley

It’s mid-August so I think it’s only right and proper that Birmingham City home draws are celebrated in style. One point and no goals in two home games at a half-condemned St. Andrew’s suggest that every point needs to be celebrated with glee as the annual #bottomsixrelegtionbattle cranks into life. However, Lee Bowyer is a… Continue reading Celebrating in Yardley

A Set Of Spoons

As the country melts under a magnificent heat wave and the possibility of England actually reaching the last eight of a major football tournament I thought I would keep up the temperature by recalling some classic Midlands ‘Spoons. I’m a big fan of Tim Martin’s boozers and I don’t think anywhere else in the country… Continue reading A Set Of Spoons

Commonwealth Games Table Tennis Fever Hits Yardley

Non Blog related intro: Today is the day that Joe Strummer passed away in 2002 – hence the picture at the start of this post.  I loved The Clash and my eldest sister brought me their first album on my 11th birthday in 1981 and I have been hooked ever since Clearly I was too… Continue reading Commonwealth Games Table Tennis Fever Hits Yardley