Monthly Archives: June 2013

pm of 6th. June 2013

Visit of the Bank of CHINA to Birmingham Picture to come when they send them to me. Lianna Liang Xiao, the Chief Retail Banking Officer brought together over 60 local businesses, mainly from a Chinese background, together with many visitors … Continue reading

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6th. June 2013 Weoley Castle

Beautiful example of mediaeval style tyling, donated by Mr. Gary Bryant. He made this at BOURNVILLE COLLEGE, and it is a near enough exact copy of tiles found in Weoley Castle itself. They were there approximately 1330 or before. (that … Continue reading

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Wednesday 6th. June 2013

Yes – It is the 69th. Anniversary of D Day, and there were veterans representing all groups outside the Council House. No body had thought about the juxtaposition of Skoda vehicles that were on being advertised on Victoria Square. They … Continue reading

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Tuesday 14th May 2013

SAVE THE ROYAL WARWICKSHIRES (2nd. Battalion RRF) Fusileers were out in force at 10 Downing Street, when we all turned up to put pressure on the Government to reconsider the conclusions of the army review. The Lord Mayor (Cllr. John … Continue reading

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5th. June 2013

Nice man in possession of .38 calibre hand gun points it at me. I offer to buy whatever quantity of coffee he wants. It is a novel way to get customers. Maybe I am part of a film sequence. I … Continue reading

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5th. June 2013

Suspicious looking stretch limo in town with Columbian looking flags at either side. I am assured that they import coffee, or something that sounds like it. It must be legit.

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Tuesday 4th. June 2013

Heritage Forum meeting in Soho House. All the best of Birminghams Heritage, and the volunteers that maintain it! Sadly there was no-one there from Key Hill Cemetery. I will try and find out why. Very good expose of what we … Continue reading

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