Let Me Put You in the Picture

While the UK looks forward to the start of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later this week, swimming fans in Birmingham have been fighting to protect a pool that has had somewhat less investment than the Games’ Tollcross International Swimming Centre. More than 100 swimmers posed in the now unused ‘Gala Pool’ at the Grade II* listed Mosely Road Baths in Birmingham, which is due to close next year due to local authority cuts. The resulting images are part protest, part... Read More

Diamond Opportunity

Whether you’re a committed royalist planning your street party, or a dyed-in-the-wool republican with Jubilee fatigue, you can’t possibly have missed the fact that the Queen will celebrate her 60 years on the throne this week.  And, let’s face it; whatever side of the fence you sit on, staying at the top of any organisation for such a long time – even UK plc – is quite an achievement. The media is flying the flag enthusiastically, with blow by blow accounts of the Queen’s... Read More