As any DiGpuss fans will know, I’m constantly finding things on the Birmingham streets that someone, somewhere once owned. It’s usually discarded, battered tat but occasionally I’ll find something that I suspect its rightful owner … [Read more...] about Lost and Found
To see your area in a new light (literally) and get some interesting visual content for a local website, I'd really recommend taking part in Karen Strunks' 4am Project, a photography project using the photo sharing network Flickr 'to gather a … [Read more...] about Capture your neighbourhood at the magical time of 4am
I was pleasantly surprised to discover an old friend from my home town of Cardiff, photographer Dan Green, has started a brilliant local photography blog Big Little City - 'a window into the lives of those people who help give cities their unique … [Read more...] about People make a place
By far the most inspirational talk I heard at Open Tech 2009 conference was from Robin, a member of Space Hijackers, who spoke about 'Community and Democracy in Hijacked Space'. I'd recommend you listening again if you have the time. It was a great … [Read more...] about Are you taking the mick?
This documentary of one man’s journey into the derelict Birmingham Battery building is one of the best YouTube films I’ve ever seen. Not because of the production skills of creators Living Proof Films (great though they are), but because … [Read more...] about A personal journey through the neighbourhood