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Between the Wars in Birmingham - Part 3

Photo credit: BirminghamLives Archive.

Emily Louise Robinson continued her story at her new house at Victoria Terrace, Osler Street, in Ladywood. As I have mentioned before, I have edited her original notes a little and owe a big thank you to local historian Carl Chinn who provided information and pictures to help me understand the context to this more fully. 1,290 more words


London Calling: 11/12/13-04 15

Early rise and shine leaving Rugby before 7am for planned priceless catch up cuddles with baby A whilst mum and dad kept date with gym and fitness……. 390 more words


Travelling Closer to Home - York

Last week myself and a couple of my friends took a trip to York for the day. It’s such a beautiful place, seeped in history and, in my opinion somewhere that any visitor should go when they visit England. 431 more words


Travel theme: Centre

Ailsa’s theme this week is ‘centre’. ¬†Here’s her link

I came across this mighty grand sphinx on my last trip to London.  There are actually two of them; one on either side of an Egyptian needle on The Embankment. 41 more words