YouTube – Abacus Flats Ride Out 20/06/11 (no audio) – On Monday Val Woodward organised a group bike ride from The Spotted Dog to The Black Eagle in Hockley. Here’s Midge’s silent video of the journey.
Birmingham Mail – Restaurant Review: Matthew’s of Birmingham custard factory, gibb street, digbeth. 0121 224 7730. – Did Richard McComb and Paul Fulford go to the same restaurant? Whilst Richard talks of ‘car crash fine dining’ in the Birmingham Post … Continue reading
Midge Diabolik – Another Byte Of Banality: Ghouls on Film* – Cracking review of the Women in Horror Recognition Month event at the Custard Factory over the weekend by Midge. You couldn’t wish for a more blood drenched way to … Continue reading
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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Another Byte Of Banality: All Quiet On The Digbeth Front – Midge is telling porkies – he’s no slacker, he’s a very busy boy. He gives an update on the Eccentric City Auction, working at the newly opened Urban Village … Continue reading
Area 51 at the Custard Factory on Flickr – ‘Bennie Gray’s top secret UFO project’ according to Midge.
Another Byte Of Banality: A Frootless Custard? – Yesterday I arrived at the Custard Factory to find Rooty’s closed and Yumm absolutely packed. Seems Rooty’s has sadly had to close, leaving a bit of a void in the Custard Factory: … Continue reading
As you know, I pretty much missed out on the weekend, but thanks to the internet I get to see what happened all the same. I get to see pictures of pretty Irish dancers by Very Quiet via Created in … Continue reading
Follow The White Line @ The Wagon and Horses on Flickr – A charming picture taken by Midge (one I’m nervous about posting, if I’m honest). ‘Follow the bouncing ball kids.’
The Birmingham Post today featured the problems faced by The Rainbow, who have been threatened with a Noise Abatement Order by Birmingham City Council after complaints from just one Abacus tenant. Mr Davis said this would signal the end of … Continue reading