Category Archives: Social Media & Photography

One of Our Favourite #Pastimes: Walking in Sutton Park

On Sunday, I joined Birmingham Internationals for a walk in Sutton park, picnic and pub. The Event notification came through my mailbox – Until then, I did not know of this group, nor looking for a MeetUp to join, but two … Continue reading

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#Depression Is No Joke – It’s Killing People Everywhere!

Last week, the tragic news of Robin Williams’ passing shocked the world. Social media went into a frenzy of articles, pictures, videos and comments as tributes poured in from the four corners of the globe. While the vast majority of … Continue reading

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#Nature’s Treat: #Birmingham Botanic Gardens in Beautiful Bloom

I am a big fan of Nature, and by extension most living things that Mother Nature nurtures and nourishes. During my school years in China, we had no computers, iPods and whatever gadgets children these days are bombarded with. I … Continue reading

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Remembering Great Granddad George – Four Co-incidences

by John Kirk My great-grandfather, George Gittos, died on April 16th 1918 during the Battle of Paschendaele near Ypres in Belgium. I once went out with a girl, Marie-Claude from Lille which is less than an hour from Ypres. On … Continue reading

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