Click on the thumbnail to go to the page. It goes backwards in time – most recent entry at the top. This page is unusual, in that it goes back to 35mm B&W images as long ago as the early 1970s.
2019 – An Early Spring.
27th February 2019. After the ‘open winter’ of 2018-9,
a little visit to the Grove Park, Harborne.
(See also 3rd December 2011).
A short walk up an ancient track-way in Halesowen.
May 2018. Of course, Halesowen is NOT in Birmingham,
but it is contiguous, and a very historic place.
Old Postcards of Birmingham.
Seventeen postcards in & around Birmingham: ~1890 – ~1953
Edgbaston Canal Reservoir.
8th September 2013. A wallk round the reservoir when it was low,
plus 3 supplementaries in Feb 2014 when it was full!
Titford Pool & Canal.21st August 2012. Trying out our new camera along the Titford Canal.
Sorry, not Birmingham, but very contiguous!
July 2012. Wythall Transport Museum – just this image
plus a link to their website.
Two Small Rivers.
June 2012. The Rea, The Cole & Ted Sandiman’s Mill Pond.
7th February 2012. Walk in central Brum &
visit to the Birmingham Catacombs!
Rowley Hills.11th January 2012. A newish Local Nature Reserve.
Hill Hook LNR, Four Oaks.
7th January 2012. Hill Hook Local Nature Reserve.
The Grove Park, Harborne.
3rd December 2011. For an ‘ex-pat’ of Brum
who knew this park well, years ago.
16th November 2011. Actually in Halesowen, but contiguous.
17th November 2011. The tiny River Rae,
& zoom shots into central Brum.
12th July 2011. Tolkein areas, including Sarehole Mill:
a.k.a. Ted Sandiman’s Mill.
June 2011. One of the least known areas of Brum.
20th November 2010. We didn’t walk up to the top,
because it was misty!
15th May 2010. Many motorists curse delays at or near Spaghetti Junction,
on the M6. But what is underneath the junction? Click thumbnail to see!
31st May 2009. The tenth anniversary of the Birmingham Metro,
which is still being extended.
King’s Norton Junction.
9th January 2009. King’s Norton Canal junction.
A favourite spot of mine for a walk.
Woodgate Valley Country Park.
26th December 2008. A brief walk in this excellent & thriving open space.
The Lickey Hills.
20th December 2007. Not actually part of Birmingham – they are in
Worcestershire – but a great ‘Brummie’ resort.
The Pen Room & Senecio jacobaea.
6th June 2005. While browsing a map of Brum, we found the
marvellous Pen Museum, and Ragwort. Click for more.
Snow Hill – mostly retro.
Circa 1972. We used to commute into Snow Hill Station in 1960-61, to attend
Matthew Boulton Technical College. Here are some later, sadder images.
Circa 1972. Long before it was restored in the
1980s, a friend & I walked through it.