Tag Archives: Birmingham

War Babies – Annie Murray

War Babies – Annie Murray

This novel by Annie Murray, it is set in Birmingham during the 16 years between 1930 and 1946, spanning the four year Second World War period. It is very descriptive and detailed in terms of the Birmi ...
Garden flat

Garden flat

A green-fingered pensioner living in a block of ex-council flats in a city suburb has transformed his weed-filled front garden – into a spectacular riot of colour. Ray Foley, 79, started tidying ...
A taste of Birmingham: a surprising city

A taste of Birmingham: a surprising city

Our waiter at the Birmingham Marriott Hotel tells me how he likes to buy 1kg bars of Dairy Milk from the Cadbury World shop in Bournville and dunk the squares in peanut butter. When I reveal that we a ...