End of Year Review

David Bowie. Alan Rickman. Prince. Mohamed Ali. John Glenn. Fidel Castro. Aleppo. Unrelentingly, unforgivingly, 2016 has extracted its toll. Soon, President Trump will be inaugurated. Beyond that, at some stage, in some way, almost half a century of UK membership of...

Make Quizzes Great Again

We had a US election party last night. As part of this, we had a quiz that asked contestants to name the person responsible for various quotations. The quotations and their authors are below. The winning team was called ‘Make Quizzes Great Again’. There...

Jon Bounds speech at our mural launch

Many thanks to Jon Bounds, local historian and one of those behind the Paradise Circus blog, for speaking at the launch of our new mural. Jon selected the historical moments depicted in the mural, which he thinks helped to form the contemporary Brummie mind. Below is...