The New Lords of the Rings

The New Lords of the Rings

Moseley owes JRR Tolkien a debt like no other. Few of our famous residents have had such an impact on the world stage. In their own way, Sue Beardsmore and Toyah defined news and music for a generation but JRR Tolkein’s homoerotic masterpieces have brought Moseley to...

Road to Nowhere

Road to Nowhere

When Salisbury Road exploded in a shower of human excrement it caused all of our thoughts and prayers to be directed to this most cherished part of Moseley. As the community was sealed off from human contact many of us wondered about the practical things. Would they...

We Welcome Our Lizard Overlords

We Welcome Our Lizard Overlords

Hot on the heels of M&S raising Moseley's retail offer to a previously unimaginable level of luxury we now see our spiritual life similarly revitalised. For many, the acquisition of Pitmaston House by the Scientologists was just one of the rumours up there with...

Nine Things You Didn’t Know About Moseley M&S

Nine Things You Didn’t Know About Moseley M&S

We took a vow of silence until it opened but now Marks & Spencer is here we feel born again. We feel free to express ourselves on the everyday happenings in Moseley, secure in the knowledge that once again Moseley is the sort of place that the Sunday Times might...

General Election Hustings 2017

General Election Hustings 2017

As soon as they announced there was no PA we knew there was going to be trouble.   For an election that nobody wanted it certainly dragged a lot of people out to listen to four candidates explain why the Hall Green constituency is not a foregone conclusion....

Here that train a comin’

Here that train a comin’

It's exciting times in Moseley. It seems that Mr Mayor, Andy Street, has kept his promise and started immediate work on opening Moseley station. Maintaining his reputation as the sort of man that gets thing done, he has started getting things done.   He told us...

West Midlands Mayoral Hustings – 2017

West Midlands Mayoral Hustings – 2017

Do you remember 2012? When referendums were new and exciting and they came to us and asked us “Do you want a mayor?”, and we rose with one voice and said “No, we don’t want a mayor.” Well, the will of the people doesn’t mean quite the same thing when it doesn’t...

Home Grown

Home Grown

Checkmate Moseley, checkmate. As the liberal metropolitan elite of Moseley made legitimate, and frequently contradictory, claims that the opening of Costa Coffee signalled an era where our children would be enslaved and our jobs taken, it turns out the truth was so...

Shock Sausage News

Shock Sausage News

The Moseley Traders Association regret to announce that item two on next week's meeting agenda, "Turning Meat Into Gold", has had to be cancelled.  The take no prisoners expose of the thriving Birmingham street food scene was set to reveal how anyone with a pound of...