Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Visit to the Barber

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts was donated to the University of Birmingham by Lady Barber in the 1930s in memory of her husband, Sir William Henry Barber. The original Trust Deed specifies that the purpose of the Institute was … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Birmingham, Communication, low vision | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

Audio Books Reviews (March 2014)

This is the first of my planned occasional reviews. I download audio books onto my iPad. Because of my poor technical skills at present I only download from I find CDs difficult to manage but this could be because … Continue reading

Posted in Audio books, Literature, Reviews | Tagged , | 11 Comments


Aston Villa 4 Norwich 1. A great result. Granddaughter and I set out in the rain to meet up with her father and brother, who have been to the match. We are meeting at the station for their journey home. … Continue reading

Posted in Birmingham, cinema, Communication, Family, weather | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments