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- September 22nd - Further on from the flytipped mattress, my dark... September 22, 2014
- September 22nd - Cycling down Green Lane between Shelfield and... September 22, 2014
- September 21st - A horrid, horrid day. Laden with a cold, the... September 22, 2014
- September 20th - Must have passed this garden backing onto the... September 22, 2014
- September 20th - Things were still grey and the air quality... September 22, 2014
- September 19th - After a languid Indian summer, the sudden dull,... September 22, 2014
- September 19th - There seems to be a lot of work going on with... September 22, 2014
- madoldbaggage: Wasn’t sure that my camera would be able to do... September 21, 2014
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- September 18th - Ah, Walsall. In how many ways do I love thee? I... September 19, 2014
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- September 17th - The Indian summer continues. It’s very... September 19, 2014
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Hey you lot – I owe you all, and the wonderful people at Distinctly Black Country an apology – for far too long I have neglected to share the excellent work been done by locals and professional historians alike into recording the remarkable histories of high-rise and system built housing across the Black Country.
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I’m pleased to note that Brownhills this year won a Silver Gilt Award in the ‘Heart of England in Bloom’ competition – not the kind of thing you’d normally associate with Brownhills, but year after year, the floral displays here have been improving, and this year they looked wonderful.
For early September, there’s an awful lot happening this weekend and I’m making a point of advertising this event, as it’s part something special, and very close to my heart – Black Country Echoes.
Just a quick heads up that this Sunday (7th September 2014), there was to be a Craft and Farmers Markets staged at Chasewater, which has been cancelled, with the organisers Bohemian Bunty pulling out of the monthly event.
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Kate Cardigan Gomez and Sandfields champion Dave Moore have teamed up with their informal local history group Lichfield Discovered to give a free talk in Lichfield this coming Monday evening (8th September 2014) entitled ‘Weeping Angels – Symbolism in Victorian Cemeteries’.
Terri Fallon Nicholls from Lichfield Road in Shire Oak has been in touch today regarding the fact that her shed, and that of a near neighbour were burgled in the early hours of Saturday, 30th August 2014.
Old pal of the blog and top local musical whizz Jamie Norgrove contacted me from Brownhills Musical Theatre Company a few days ago to ask if I’d give their latest production – Brownhills Goes to Broadway – a plug.
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