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A Family Connection

Family history never ceases to amaze me, especially in how we can often unknowingly mirror the endeavours and actions of our ancestors. In fact, a recent discovery of an ancestor working in the funeral trade in Birmingham over 150 years ago, and then of her daughter living on Fleet Street, just ten doors down from what was to become Newman Brothers Coffin Works (my current place of work) is almost poetic symmetry for me. 595 more words

British History

The Smith and Pepper Factory

More Birmingham heritage courtesy of BMAG with a visit to the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter and the abandoned Smith and Pepper Factory.

In the heart of the… 1,036 more words


Private Twitter class at Brewsmiths coffee shop, Birmingham

Twitter is fun though it bugs a lot from my androïd: one tweet out of two doesn’t go through.

The Twitter management has improved the apps since some weeks now. 503 more words


5. St Paul's Square, Birmingham

Spotted this cool little church plonked in the middle of the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham whilst on a work visit.

It seemed happy in it’s little courtyard, even amidst the Spring showers.

100 Happy Days

Feels and Heels

This weekend I’ve been in Birmingham celebrating my sister’s 21st birthday. One of my gifts, a really beautiful, inscribed copy of Peter Pan, made her cry, and we also had an excellent night out, so all in all it was a successful weekend in terms of feels and heels. 215 more words


New concept jewellery range starring in Milly Winter's music video 'Betty Said'

Now spring is here and the sun is out…! I am continuing to examine my jewellery practice and the love affair with my creativity.

Whilst currently I am working full time in my day job I am lucky to be a Senior Technician at… 253 more words