The steamy room reverberated to the subversive sounds of alternative 80s music – The Clash, The Southern Death Cult, The Psychedelic Furs and Wham’s cutting-edge Club Tropicana (“Fun and sunshine/There’s enough for everyone”).Read
I was sitting in Row L at the Birmingham Hippodrome when I felt a warm, once familiar tingling sensation. It started somewhere around the top of my head, spread to my shoulders and induced a misty, inner glow.
The owners of an award-winning Birmingham fish and chip shop have revealed how their company crashed with debts of more than £200,000 after they became unwittingly entangled in an international share fraud.Read
Richard McComb is a columnist, writer and restaurant critic for The Birmingham Post. Likes: Stevie Wonder (1963-1982 output); taking the long view; beaches; jumpers for goalposts. Dislikes: (Amongst others) enablement; spitting; the short straw; double maths.