This afternoon's Birmingham "Protest"
(06-11-2020, 09:54 AM)Shabby Russian Wrote: I see the statue of Colston has been retrieved from the harbour and the plan is to display it ina museum.

A good solution. It is somewhat ironic that in dumping the statue in the harbour, the protestors have breathed new life into it and made it more relevant - now not only is it a representation of Colston his life and why he was a prominent Bristol citizens (with all that entails), it is also a symbol of the history we are making today, for future generations to learn from.

(06-10-2020, 11:24 AM)WWHO Wrote: There's no substantial documentary evidence to suggest that Penny Lane was named after James Penny, the trans-Atlantic slave trader.


Interesting, thanks. 

Sadly, it did not stop the sign being vandalised

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