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Pokemon in real life

A wild Amy appears!

Only joking, although as this is the day that Pokemon Go is ‘officially’ released in the UK I thought that it would be rude not to have a Pokemon themed post. 510 more words


Gunmakers Arms - more news

As you probably know, we’re playing the Gunmakers Arms Rockfest on 23rd July. Technically, we’re the headline spot, but the owner doesn’t want to cause too much of a nuisance to the neighbours by blasting rock ‘n’ roll out into the night. 111 more words

From lengths of gold - making our own wedding rings

Planning a wedding is hectic. Even if you’ve every intention that your wedding will be a relaxed do, low on stress and fuss, the to-do lists are long, the admin takes time, and you end up juggling wedding tasks with life stuff in a way that can feel a lot like balancing oh so very many plates. 632 more words


Gunmakers Arms Rock Fest

We’re pleased that our first official post on the news blog is to announce that we’re returning to a venue very dear to our hearts. On 23rd July 2016 we take the stage at the Gunmakers Arms. 274 more words

Diamonds in the rough - why Birmingham’s jewellers must go digital or die.

Gone are the days when going digital meant simply getting a website. Birmingham’s jewellers must change with the times or risk losing out.

Once an industrial powerhouse, the Jewellery Quarter, an area just north of Birmingham’s city centre, is in severe decline. 592 more words


#HBIBReviews: Semedos

Semedos in the Jewellery Quarter is somewhere I have been wanting to go for a while and a week before Ramadan I made the trip down for some lunch. 285 more words


Out and About in Brum: May 2016

May has been a busy old month!  I’ve been travelling a lot with work (although nothing glamourous – Norfolk, Somerset, London (not the nice touristy parts either; the parts that make EastEnders look like Downton Abbey…)) and we’ve been preparing for our hollibobs in Croatia; it seems a long time since A Brummie Home and Abroad has actually been abroad! 1,608 more words