Month: July 2016

Spice and all things nice at Umami

Spice and all things nice at Umami

Where did July go? Firstly, apologies I’ve not blogged very much the past few weeks. Work life and the radio station have been busier than expected but we’re now back to regular service!   It’s hard to believe Umami has been open in Harborne for […]

Feeding Time at Foodies Festival

Feeding Time at Foodies Festival

For a change, there was some blue sky present this summer. It was a glorious sunny Sunday and for the third year in a row, Wifey and I escaped the city (just about) and headed to Cannon Hill Park. The main reason for our visit was […]

A Round of Art – Portraits Untold at BMAG

A Round of Art – Portraits Untold at BMAG

BMAG (Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery) is one of my favourite gems of the city.  An extraordinary place for art with some stunning pieces, and plenty to do for all the family. Next Saturday (16th July) will be a little extra special as the Portraits Untold […]

Creating a buzz about saving bees – Opus leads the hive on saving Birmingham’s bees

Creating a buzz about saving bees – Opus leads the hive on saving Birmingham’s bees

If you’re aware about food sustainability in Birmingham, you’ll be aware of Opus @ Cornwall Street, Birmingham’s most sustainable restuarant and winner of won the ‘Best Greener & Healthier Lifestyles Scheme’ Award at  Birmingham City Council’s ‘Making Birmingham Greener & Healthier Awards’. On 15th July […]

Deep South to Westside – The SmokeHaus comes to Brum

Deep South to Westside – The SmokeHaus comes to Brum

In a former Chinese restaurant at Brindleyplace, a little slice of Americana (with a touch of the valleys) has been born in the shape of The Smoke Haus. Opening their first restaurant in Swansea in 2012 and expanding to Cardiff in 2014, this is their third restaurant […]