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Truffle Hunting in The Chocolate Quarter

The Jewellery Quarter is having a bit of a renaissance recently, attracting new and creative independent stores.  One of the most recent editions is a new chocolaterie in the form of The Chocolate Quarter. 653 more words


A Morning at The Floating Spa

Those of you who follow the blog regularly will know how seriously I take my ‘me time,’ so you can imagine my excitement when I was invited to try out a new floatation spa in the Jewellery Quarter at the weekend. 963 more words



I’m very much looking forward to photographing the gorgeous Roseanne this Monday on the FOTO-CLUB “Special Studio Evening“. It will be the last studio evening for quite a while and I’m hoping that if the weather permits, we’ll shoot for a while outside in the yard at the back of this studio. Keep watching for images…


A taste of chocolate heaven

I love to see new businesses start up, and even more so to see them do well. When someone with a passion and a skill decides to take it to the next level, I wish them all the luck in the world! 638 more words


Chocolate Quarter, Birmingham

Edited by BrumHour.

#BrumHour was invited to attend a chocolate event by SuzieSpeaks. So Julie Wallis took about 3 seconds to accept the challenge. Here is Julie’s blog: 765 more words


Where You Gonna Call?

It’s funny what you miss. For years, many years, I’ve included a stop-off at a public phone box on Newhall Street (Birmingham) as a part of my regular… 84 more words


Creating access to heritage in the JQ

Representatives of Access Birmingham have just enjoyed an engaging and thought-provoking afternoon at New Standard Works in the Jewellery Quarter. We were invited to attend a workshop to explore an application to Heritage Lottery Fund for a pilot project that supports heritage venues to increase their accessibility. 462 more words