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1978 Postcard view of the Birmingham Rotunda, Bull Ring and ring road. I emigrated to Australia in January 1978, and as a 14yr old I was glad to be leaving the hole in the middle(of England, like a polo mint!).  By the time I returned for a visit in 1999, my attitude had changed as a embraced the many more good things about my birth city.

1978 Postcard view of the Birmingham Rotunda, Bull Ring and ring road. I emigrated to Australia in January 1978, and as a 14yr old I was glad to be leaving the hole in the middle(of England, like a polo mint!). By the time I returned for a visit in 1999, my attitude had changed as a embraced the many more good things about my birth city.

Birmingham is England's second biggest city but is often overlooked by visitors and even us Brits! "Why?" You might ask... Well, let's not pretend that non - 9 Secret Spots You Never Knew Existed In Birmingham, England - Travel, Travel Advice - Birmingham, England, Europe, United Kingdom -Travel, Food and Home Inspiration Blog with door-to-door Travel Planner! - Travel Advice, Travel Inspiration, Home Inspiration, Food Inspiration, Recipes, Photography

9 Secret Spots You Never Knew Existed In Birmingham, England

Birmingham is England's second biggest city but is often overlooked by visitors and even us Brits! "Why?" You might ask... Well, let's not pretend that non - 9 Secret Spots You Never Knew Existed In Birmingham, England - Travel, Travel Advice - Birmingham, England, Europe, United Kingdom -Travel, Food and Home Inspiration Blog with door-to-door Travel Planner! - Travel Advice, Travel Inspiration, Home Inspiration, Food Inspiration, Recipes, Photography

Birmingham -The Spinning Wheel, best milkshake ever....Eastlake, 1st Avenue!!  Does anyone remember?

Birmingham -The Spinning Wheel, best milkshake ever....Eastlake, 1st Avenue!! Does anyone remember?

Alabama the Beautiful print. $25.00, via Etsy. Use with the Ding Dong Daddy unit and Alabama History

Alabama the Beautiful print

Alabama the Beautiful print. $25.00, via Etsy. Use with the Ding Dong Daddy unit and Alabama History

Bronze mermaid fountain outside the Guild of Students, University of Birmingham, England

Bronze mermaid fountain outside the Guild of Students, University of Birmingham, England

@Natalie Brewer's photo: "A Slefridge's department store in Birmingham, Uk. Spent some time in Birmingham last week on assignment for the Magazine. The city was a major player in the birth place of the industrial revolution. The center of the city has a canal  system that was used to supply the factories and move goods. It now is a  vibrant city with amazing architecture. @robertclarkphoto @thephotosociety @institueartist"

@Natalie Brewer's photo: "A Slefridge's department store in Birmingham, Uk. Spent some time in Birmingham last week on assignment for the Magazine. The city was a major player in the birth place of the industrial revolution. The center of the city has a canal system that was used to supply the factories and move goods. It now is a vibrant city with amazing architecture. @robertclarkphoto @thephotosociety @institueartist"

St George's Hall, Liverpool, England, Christmas, Winter snow

Police take stunning aerial photographs of Liverpool

An Alexander City woman was buried today, three months after she suffered a rare birth complication. Today is also the day set aside to raise awareness for the condition, Amniotic Fluid Embolism, that took her life.

Alexander City woman buried on awareness day for rare birth complication that took her life

An Alexander City woman was buried today, three months after she suffered a rare birth complication. Today is also the day set aside to raise awareness for the condition, Amniotic Fluid Embolism, that took her life.

Railroad Park, Birmingham, AL....absolutely wonderful park. We miss going there.

Railroad Park, Birmingham, AL....absolutely wonderful park. We miss going there.