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How To Create That Christmas Market Vibe In Your Own Home

The Christmas Market is another casualty of 2020. So here are some suggestions on how to create that Christmas Market vibe in your own home…

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Birmingham Pantomime gets the Go-Ahead!

Birmingham Hippodrome and Qdos Entertainment present an all-new production of Robin Hood at the Alexandra Theatre…

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Waterfall Country: The Four Waterfalls Trail

The Four Waterfalls trail is a beautiful walk through stunning woodland and treelined gorges - it's not called Waterfall Country for nothing!…

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Lockdown 2.0: Supporting Independents – Coleshill Special

As Lockdown 2.0 begins in England it's time to take a look at the independent food and drink options on my doorstep here in Coleshill…

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Norwich: Cobbles, Cathedrals and Canaries

What do you know about Norwich? Just one morning and I found out there was so much more to the city than Alan Partridge and Colmans Mustard…

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More 2020 Reading Recommendations

It's been the perfect year for hiding away with your nose in a good book. Here are some more recommendations from my 2020 Lockdown Library…

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Van Gogh Alive: No Ordinary Art Exhibition

Vincent Van Gogh's works have been displayed in galleries all over the world, but this stunning experience truly brings his art to life. At Birmingham Hippodrome until 31/12/2020.…

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Lockdown: The Sequel (Probably)

It's been one hell of a year so far hasn't it? So, how are you? No, I mean how are you really?…

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So what IS a Brummie?

Welcome to my World!

I’m Emmalene, a 40 something with a passion for travel, theatre, food, drink and the occasional accidental hike! I’m a born-and-bred Birmingham native so expect lots of Brum content on here too…

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