Billy and the magic mushroom

This is a photo of my bedroom wall when I was a baby. (Oh yeah… that’s me, the baby.) Isn’t it awesome? The photo – tea stain and all – only shows a small part of the scene. The whole wall was covered. Apart from the mushroom, rabbit, butterflies and flowers that you can see […]

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Moseley Road Baths: “Derelict”

Every week for the last – ooh, I dunno – six months? A year? I’ve looked at “your pictures” in the Guardian Weekend Magazine, thought about sending one in, and haven’t. Finally, about a month ago, the theme was “derelict”, so I sent a picture of Moseley Road Baths – and two weeks later, I […]

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What your councillor does at the weekend

Some councillors work tirelessly making YouTube videos about cottaging. (Martin, we salute you, and your use of “Latin phrases”, although I couldn’t spot any Latin in your film. Were you referring to the word “prophylactic”? Because I think that’s Greek.) Some councillors have much better things to do. Let me explain. In an article for […]

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