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Once a Bear, always a Bear

Here’s a handy tip. If you are planning to break down on the M5 in the middle of an almighty rainstorm on a Bank Holiday Monday, try not to do it when there’s a vomiting pregnant lady in your passenger seat. 991 more words

Big Yellow Taxi?

So they paved Paradise and put up a parking lot…

We’re short a pink hotel but there’s plenty of boutiques and music venues. And a a huge library standing empty. 92 more words

All The Rest

Broken Witt Rebels-Shake Me Down

Bluesy rock and roll. Here it is.

What is Blues Rock? According to Wikipedia, “blues rock is a subgenre of rock which developed in the late-1960s and which emphasizes the traditional, three-chord blues song and instrumental improvisation.” 184 more words


ICYMI: In Britain, School Report Cites Division Over Islam

I think the issue is not that this ‘turns’ students to or from terrorism, but the overall message it sends to students about acceptable behaviour in a multicultural and diverse society, based upon equality (see also  311 more words



When my partner and I went to see Nigel Kennedy at Birmingham Symphony Hall, we sat on the very back row of the highest tier of seats, and I think we are now making a habit of selecting such seats, as sitting on the very back row of the upper circle at Birmingham Hippodrome, we watched the musical Wicked: The untold story of the witches of Oz. 206 more words


Kate Bush on stage at Birmingham Hippodrome...

Last night, Kate Bush made a triumphant return to the stage after more than a three decade long absence. Audience member, Craig Wooldridge blogs about seeing the icon of British music right here on the Birmingham Hippodrome stage back in April 1979… 410 more words