March 31, 2015

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Chef’s Table: Greek Lemon Chicken

The third and final recipe in a Greek series from Nick. You can find the Greek Lamb here and Pasta bake here.  You will need: Four chicken thighs or quarters One lemon One Beef Tomato Half an aubergine A small block of feta cheese Fresh coriander Plus a thick based oven pan, foil, two chopping […]

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March 26, 2015

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At the Flix with @timmy666

  Hello film fans and welcome to this week’s #AtTheFlix with me @timmy666. It’s a mixed bag of mainstream and limited releases this week and thankfully the always amazing Flatpack Festival is still on until end of play on Sunday. Let’s dive in shall we…  Cinderella (U) The big film of the week is the […]

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March 25, 2015

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Brum Faves visit: Edwardian Tea Rooms

Have you ever see your city through the eyes of a tourist? Sometimes it takes a friend visiting from out of town that makes us see our city through the fresh eyes of a tourist. So when a friend came to visit from Devon who’d already stayed with me before, I decided to take her […]

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March 24, 2015

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Chef’s Table: Greek Roast Lamb

Spring is finally upon us and Easter is just around the corner.  It is time to finally lose the heavy stodgy food and go with something lighter. Easter is a big deal with the Greeks and they like to take a whole week to celebrate the occasion with good food, excellent wine and music.  I […]

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March 19, 2015

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At the Flix with @Timmy666

Greetings one and all and welcome to this week’s At The Flix. It’s a busy week at the cinema and indeed across Birmingham with the launch of the ninth Flatpack Festival, one of the best festivals ‘anywhere’ to do with film (and many other related things) with a packed schedule of stuff. Be sure to […]

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March 19, 2015

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FlatPack Festival: preview with @Timmy666

Back for its ninth incarnation, Flatpack is here to bring film into full view. Flatpack is immersive, disruptive and joyfully subversive, challenging your perceptions of all things audio and visual (not just film), and bringing experiences not just to the cinema screen but venues across the city. Take your pick from a veritable smorgasbord of variety – feature previews, documentaries, experimental film, short […]

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March 17, 2015

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Chef’s Table: Greek Pasta Bake

It would be the understatement of the last three thousand years to say the Greeks and Italians have had a pretty bumpy partnership. Since the Romans, there have been invasions and occupations from both sides. But there has been a lot of constructive collaborations too. The Greek Gods were the inspiration for the Roman Gods. […]

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March 12, 2015

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At The Flix with @Timmy666

Hello one and all, welcome to this week’s #AtTheFlix, the weekly trawl through all things cinematic, good and bad, in Birmingham. Let’s dig in shall we! Suite Francaise (15) Set in France in 1940 in the first days of occupation and based on the best-selling book by Irene Nemirovsky, Suite Française tells the story of […]

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March 5, 2015

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At The Flix with @Timmy666

Hello one and all and welcome #AtTheFlix, Birmingham Favourites’ weekly fix of all that’s out at cinemas this week. Chappie (15) The big budget thrills this week come courtesy of director Neill Blomkamp, who continues to bring his oppressed, violent and near futuristic worlds to the big screen with Chappie. Crime is controlled by a mechanised police force. […]

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February 26, 2015

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At the Flix with @Timmy666

Welcome one and all to this week’s #AtTheFlix, a round-up of the releases out in Birmingham. Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The (PG) Building on the huge hit of the original, the sequel picks up eight months on, as talk of a Marigold Hotel chain starts, relationships develop and characters continue to explore India’s many […]

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