Tag Archives: Fiona Cullinan

Link: Only After Dark

Only After Dark – Only After Dark is a ‘monthly club night based on the Bowie nights of the late 70s/early 80s and the Rum Runner/Blitz Club nights around 1980, featuring many artists from the Glam Rock/Punk/New Wave/Electronic and New … Continue reading

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My Fierce and Flatpack Festival highlights

The last weekend of March was jam-packed full of some great creative food for thought thanks to to Flatpack and Fierce, here’s a few of my personal highlights: Nothing kick-starts your weekend like a Saturday morning kayak ride along the … Continue reading

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Digbeth O’Lympics planning meetings every Monday – starting tonight

Spotted Dog landlord John Tighe has sent me belated notification of O’Lympics meetings every Monday (starting tonight). 7pm at The Spotted Dog in preparation for the Papal Visit themed 2010 Digbeth O’Lympics. Sports added to the usual welly-wanging, snail racing, … Continue reading

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NYE Express #12: Mark

Mark a.k.a @cybrum, popped by the coach station quite early in the evening to keep me company before getting a Chinese takeaway on his way home. Mark lives in Smethwick and is a regular user of National Express its recent … Continue reading

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NYE Express #5: Carl the Cleaner

This is Carl, a cleaner at the Birmingham coach station.  Carl has been cleaning on New Year’s Eve night for the past six years. “My shift always falls on it.” Carl tried to get this New Year’s off but couldn’t, … Continue reading

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NYE Express #1: Recovery and Retrospective

After having a very long, marathon sleeping session I think I’ve just about recovered from my 12-hour New Year sit-in in the new Birmingham Coach Station. It was a great night and surprisingly good fun – I cannot recommend enough … Continue reading

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Othello – a little retrospective

On Monday 7th December I went to see Birmingham Opera Company’s production of Othello at the Argyll warehouse on Great Barr Street street.  I would have written about it immediately afterwards urging everyone go to see it if it wasn’t … Continue reading

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