Old Photographs of Birmingham

Step back in time and discover Birmingham’s past from some stunning old vintage photographs. I love looking at old photographs especially of places I recognise and know well. Below are some links to various websites/blogs which have some great vintage photographs of Birmingham ranging from the early 20th century to the […]

John Madin E-Book

If you visit the John Madin website at http:www.john-madin.info they have a fantastic e-book available for download. It details his background & influence on Birmingham as well as a chronological list of all his works accompanied by photographs & sketches. There are some photos of his major works […]

The Ikon Gallery

One of my fave buildings in the city centre. I’ve always loved the Neo-gothic Oozell Street boarding school better known now as the Ikon Gallery in Brindley Place. Built in 1877 by Joseph Henry Chamberlain it was sympathetically restored and converted into a art gallery in the 1990s. […]

Architecture on my doorstep

A blog about architecture, design & heritage buildings in my hometown of Birmingham and the West Midlands.


'World Famous in Brum'

Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum

Community Group for part of Acocks Green Ward

Abandoned Birmingham

Archiving the Midlands' derelict buildings

Stirchley Community Market

A monthly food & craft market in Stirchley, Birmingham.

Mashed Radish

everyday etymology

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

FS Photography

The camera never lies... Or does it !?!?...


Landscape Photography Of The UK by Norfolk Based Photographer Chris Herring

Midlands Gourmet Girl

The essential digest for food and drink in the West Midlands

Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

World class museums at the cultural heart of Birmingham


Birmingham City Centre Neighbourhood Forum


Find out where to eat, drink, party, and be entertained in Birmingham UK...

Ed Mooney Photography

The home of Kildare based Photographer, Blogger and self proclaimed Ruinhunter.

Shopfront Elegy

British commercial and industrial facades, by Vici MacDonald.

Illustrated Bites

an illustrated food blog