This is Bull Ring outdoor market, also known as the Rag Market, on a crisp day a while ago. I love having a wander round and am often drawn to the fabric stalls. I get lost in all the colours, textures, and ribbons. I have seen this place change immensely since my first visits as a child. Two of my most vivid memories include the time I walked around the indoor market with my fingers super-glued together in a Vulcan […]
I am currently busy with an assignment, but today I went for a walk into the city. This is a minor Birmingham artery on a quiet day. Today it made me think about whether we needed more roads and the changing meaning of connectivity. I came to no conclusion other than the realisation that I am lucky to live in such a well connected area, as are most of you. This comes following a week where I learned that the […]
Come to the University of Birmingham and arrange to have lunch on the top floor of staff house. Look up and this is what you will see. Light floods this golden corridor just outside the dining room through these rafters that remind me of the skeleton of an upturned ship.
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I took some photos this evening, but I was struggling with my inhibitions about photographing in public and poor light. Here are some street lights I love in the city centre of Birmingham. What are your experiences with starting to take photographs in public spaces? Did you feel self-conscious or paranoid that some security guard would move you along?
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A transparent computer sits in one of our libraries. The rainbow circuitry looks pretty, though I have no understanding of how it all works.
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