Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

New Trams

Took the Metro to Birmingham today. I don't know who designed the seats on the new trams, or what shape body they had in mind, but I do know that they are the most uncomfortable seats on any public transport I've used.

Monday, 28 September 2015

New Shop

At last the empty shop in Dudley street has reopened, as an economy eating venue.

Sunday, 27 September 2015

Friday, 25 September 2015


Maples in Waitrose car park, always the first to show their autumn colours.

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Land Clearance

This land at the side of Waitrose car park has been derelict for many years since a factory was demolished. Now the diggers have moved in and it looks as if some construction is about to begin.

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Monday, 21 September 2015

Bilston Street

Faces night club and Metro tram terminus. The red brick building is the adult college, hairdressing and cookery section.

Sunday, 20 September 2015

Misty Morning

It is starting to feel quite autumnal although the roses are having a late blooming.

Saturday, 19 September 2015


Balloon man in Dudley street. I think he is about to take off!

Friday, 18 September 2015

The Paddock

Bridleway between Westbourne road and Goldthorn hill mostly used by dog walkers.

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Leaf Fall

Quite a lot of fallen leaves about, seems to be early this year.

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Autumn Berries

The Cotoneaster has plenty of berries for the birds. Sign of a hard winter to come they say.

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

The Posada

This pub is in Lichfield street. My G.Grandfather was the landlord here in 1901.

Friday, 11 September 2015

Post Box

This post box in Westbourne road Penn, dates from George V reign.

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Berry Street

Repairs are about to begin in Berry street to improve access to the rear of the Grand theatre ( the square building on the left.

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Barriers Removed

Princess street is gradually opening up as the road works are completed.

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Monday, 7 September 2015


Another one from Bantock 1940s event. Winston had arrived to give a speech.

Sunday, 6 September 2015

1940s Weekend

Vintage vehicles  on display at Bantock park reenactment event.

Friday, 4 September 2015

Birches Farm

In Birches Barn road. Originally a farm house until the surrounding land was sold off to build a housing estate.

Thursday, 3 September 2015


My Marmande tomatoes are swelling nicely, and one or two are starting to change colour. Some warmer weather would help them on their way.

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Erratic Boulder

This boulder of Felsite travelled to Wolverhampton from Wales during the ice age. It now resides in West Park.