All posts for the month November, 2009

Small Heath Leisure Centre

Yesterday I managed to make it over to Small Heath Leisure Centre. It was built in 1975 and doesn’t look like it has had much done to it since then. The pool itself is in a reasonable condition (with its fairly odd L-shaped design), but the changing rooms were a bit of mess. There’s tiling […]

Ten things Birmingham can do to welcome the pirates

In a speech made today to an audience of Birmingham’s top business folk at the Big Debate, future seer and Financial Times super guru, Charles Leadbeater, encouraged Birmingham to become a home for pirates. Sadly, Leadbeater wasn’t suggesting repatriating the Somali sailors who’ve been wreaking havoc in the Gulf of Aden for the last couple […]