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Beer Tasting at Head of Steam

Fancy a beer tasting session with a great atmosphere? How about Birmingham's Head of Steam? Warning. May contain alcohol. …

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Theatre Review: Rocky Horror Show

I see you shiver with antici...............pation! It's time to dress up, do the Timewarp and shout smutty remarks at the Rocky Horror cast…

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A Day in the Life of A Travel Blogger (with a full time, non-blogger job)

So what's it REALLY like being a travel blogger when you're not travelling? I've blogged about the challenges of this before, but what does an average weekday look like? Here's a (tongue-in-cheek) look at a Day in the Life of a travel blogger with a full-time non-blogger job.…

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Travel Diaries: 36 Hours in Liverpool

The Beatles. Royal Albert Docks. Ferry Cross the Mersey. Here's A Brummie Home and Abroad's guide to 36 hours in Liverpool…

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Theatre Review: Hair

Time to Let the Sun Shine in & Join the Tribe! Hair the Musical is celebrating it's 50th anniversary so we're getting hippy & trippy at the Alex Theatre!…

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Peak District Hikes: Living On The Edge

The Curbar and Froggatt Edge hikes in the beautiful Peak District are reasonably easy hikes for non-hikers; we added White Edge, Baslow Edge & Mam Tor too!…

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I’ve been nominated for Best Travel Blog!

A Brummie Home and Abroad is up for the Best Travel Blog Award at this year's Bloggers Bash! Here are seven (new) reasons to vote for me…

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Theatre Review: American Idiot

**GIFTED TICKETS** The Green Day musical American Idiot is currently touring the UK, and I got to see the show thanks to theatre ticket company Seatplan!…

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Parkinson’s UK Secret Supper

Parkinson's is a degenerative neurological disease with no cure. Birmingham's inaugural Secret Supper was a great chance to raise money AND eat fab food!…

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7 (travel) habits of highly effective people. And me.

We all have our travel habits, those things that we always find ourselves doing without thinking. So which is your hardest habit to break?…

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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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