Faculty

  As legitimate Brazilian specie, I’m powered by coffee. And obviously that I appreciate everything related to this indispensable drink. I just didn’t know I had SO MUCH to learn about coffee in life yet. Luckily, there are people like the Faculty crew that understand about the product and selected the best (and worst) example […]

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Best of 2015

As usual, the last post of the year is more like a thank you all. Yes, this year was a cracking one to Midlands Trade. I have lost the counting of how many great people and businesses I have talked to or interviewed here. 80k views? I am thankful indeed. Let’s double it next year! If […]

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Smorgasboard– the board game for foodies

In the recipe for the perfect Christmas, good food and board games will always rank highly on the list of essential ingredients. And now there’s a way to deliciously combine the two! SMORGASBOARD is the brand new board game for foodies, in which players compete in a variety of gourmet challenges including guessing missing ingredients, […]

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Retracing Luther’s steps

©Thüringer Tourismus GmbH (Babovic, Toma) On the trail of the Reformation – you can now go on a tour of discovery of Germany’s Lutheran sites using just your smartphone or tablet.   Martin Luther (1483-1546) was the monk who famously sparked the reformation of the church. Tradition holds that in 1517 he nailed 95 theses […]

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Provide

Custard Factory has always something different to present/introduce to visitors and locals. Whether a music festival or a new indie shop, it’s definitely a place to pop by now and then. A couple of weeks ago, this mecca of cultural events in Digbeth introduced us to another fine business in the area: Provide. Definitely not […]

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A guide to Moseley Village

“I miss seeing you on the 50 route bus”. That was a comment spotted early this year, in a fanpage of a famous Brummie electronic music duo, on Facebook. It was about Trish Keenan, the talented Broadcast’s vocalist who passed away in 2011. Despite not being from Moseley, Trish is a portrait of creativity spread […]

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