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Blue remembered jewels

In the week I visited Hockley, Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter for a trip down memory lane. As the Thatcher government began to tighten its grip, I began my first proper job, trainee Assistant Works Manager for a jewellery manufacturer by the clock tower that is the symbolic centre of the Quarter. 1,167 more words

Best Breakfast in Birmingham!

So it has been a long while since I last wrote on this but in my defence, it’s been a busy few months with relocating to Birmingham and also changing jobs! 591 more words


Out and About in Brum: December 2016

It’s the final Out and About in Brum of 2016!  December was unsurprisingly full of family get-togethers, works Christmas parties and festive frolics, but we still had the opportunity to get out and about a little bit… 1,130 more words


Sparkly Shoes and Restaurant Reviews

One of my idols at the moment is the queen of blogging herself, Chiara Ferragni, I just love her style, her lifestyle, her attitude and her very sparkly collection of footwear. 567 more words


HowNowBrownCow at The Brown Lion, Jewellery Quarter

Anyone familiar with the Jewellery Quarter will know that the Brown Lion has changed hands many times over recent years. Be it for whatever reason, it’s a space that has struggled to fulfil its potential, seemingly whilst the rest of the area flourishes. 466 more words


REVIEW: Groupon lunch at Henry's Cantonese 

Having lived on St Paul’s Square for about a year and a half, Henry’s Cantonese is one of those places the other half & I walk past, say “we still need to try there” and promptly forget about. 454 more words


Out and About in Brum: November 2016

November was all about murder mysteries, a new contender for my favourite Sunday Roast, and a quick jaunt to Portugal.  And now its December we can finally mention the “C” word….. 796 more words