Tag Archives: geotagged

Transport Scotland/ ScotRail refuse plaque marking Jordanhill Station as subject of one-millionth Wikipedia article

Andy Mabbett is disappointed by Transport Scotland’s response to his suggestion of a plaque to mark Jordanhill station as the subject of Wikipedia’s one-millionth article. Continue reading

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Unusual behaviour of Blue Tit at nest site

Andy Mabbett documents (with photograph and video) an unusual Blue Tit nest, in a dead tree, with separate entrance and exit holes. Continue reading

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The mysterious case of Birmingham’s missing Victorian cast iron urinal

Andy Mabbett wants to know what happened to the listed Victorian cast iron urinal, which he acquired for Birmingham Railway Museum in 1987. Continue reading

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Ian Emes’ ‘French Windows’ and Pink Floyd’s ‘One of These Days’ at Ikon

Ian Emes’ video for Pink Floyd’s ‘One of These Days’, ‘French Windows’, is part of an exhibition at Birmingham’s Ikon gallery, until September 2010 Continue reading

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Wine REPugnant

I love The Rep in Birmingham. But I’ve been disappointed recently to see that they’re using six electric heaters (pictured) outside the building. Continue reading

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(Bus) stop this madness!

Misleading .information on the TransportDirect website nearly made Andy Mabbett miss his bus. This does not encourage car drivers to use public transport! Continue reading

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Triple tags on Twitter

0000-0001-5882-6823Triple tags (known as Machine Tags on Flickr) are a way of tagging web content with tags having three parts: a namespace, a predicate and a value. This means that we can differentiate between content about a Beagle dog (tagged … Continue reading

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Oops

A WindowsXP error message, projected onto a building in Birmingham, England. Continue reading

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