On the 24th May 1972 Spaghetti Junction officially opened after 4 years of construction and over £9mill spent. The wiggly roads are laid out across 5 levels, serves 18 routes, spans 30 acres, and in the most appropriate Brummie way, it crosses a canal. 50 years later, I’m taking time to reflect on why thisContinue reading “Happy Birthday: Spaghetti Junction, 50 today”
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Writers tend to be multi taskers which a couple hats to wear.
Black Lives Matter: What can White readers do?
I am hoping that, like me, you are currently in the process of finding some informative reading about the Black Lives Matter movement. Whether it is to find a copy of a book recommended to you or if you are finally getting round to reading that book you’ve always intended to read, now is aContinue reading “Black Lives Matter: What can White readers do?”
Birmingham, Poets, and being Brave
It’s the classic story: I liked writing stories when I was little. English was my favourite class at school. I carried it through to University. Now I write whenever I can. That’s pretty much it. At University I discovered that I actually liked poetry (who knew) – reading and writing it. During my first (andContinue reading “Birmingham, Poets, and being Brave”