When Little Amal Came to Coventry

On the 27th of October, ‘Little Amal’ visited Coventry as part of her 5000 mile trek across Europe. ‘Little’ Amal wasn’t of course all that little, she was in fact eleven feet tall model of a ten year-old (nine when she started her journey) unaccompanied Syrian refugee making her way across Europe to Britain, representingContinue reading “When Little Amal Came to Coventry”

The Full Set

There is a unique treasure hunt -quite literally- on the streets of Coventry, as seven phrases and three coins have been added to the cobbles around the Cathedrals. Here is the full set.

Midsummer Fire Gardens

The Midsummer Fire Gardens at Caludon Castle Park was a fantastic event. Here’s some of the highlights. The version above is on Youtube. If you would like to share this video via Facebook, you can use the version below.

Sorry, but you do realise that doesn’t look like an elephant….?

While no-one currently knows what fate will befall the Coventry Sports Centre building that straddles Cox Street as the umbilically joined swimming pool is surrounded by hoardings and prepared for demolition, what we all know is that it looks like an elephant. Of course it looks like an elephant, everyone knows that, it’s called theContinue reading “Sorry, but you do realise that doesn’t look like an elephant….?”

A slight change of plan…

After a stacks of research, thinking things through, literally months of planning, and test events, it now time to throw out the original idea and start again! While some may question the sanity of setting up in tourism in the middle of a global pandemic, having my sanity questioned is not a new thing forContinue reading “A slight change of plan…”