Tim's One Photograph a Day

Cobbs Engine House, Bumble Hole Nature Reserve.

Cobbs Engine House. Having mentioned yesterday that Windmill End was a busy mining area, today’s shot captures something

Dusk at Windmill End, Bumble Hole Nature Reserve.

Windmill End. We have moved again. This time we have gone through the Netherton Tunnel (built as a by-pass to the single-width

The Very First Branch of Lloyds Bank, Oldbury.

Lloyds Bank, Oldbury. Today’s shot is a little bit of history! Originally only operating from a single office in Birming

Wetherspoons The Court of Requests, Oldbury.

Court of Requests.   Love them or loathe them, Wetherspoons pubs have a character all of their own. Despite other pubs cl

Titford Pools, Wildlife Haven, Oldbury.

Titford Pools. For a long time, this has been the Cinderella of the BCN. It is the highest part and was originally built as a

Oldbury Locks Junction and Titford Canal under the M5.

Oldbury Locks Junction. This is still a continuing theme. Moving outside of Birmingham City Centre, the Old Main Line criss-cr

Oozells Street Loop at Night, Birmingham.

Oozells Street Loop. Continuing on from yesterday’s photograph of Sherborne Wharf. This is very near the same location,

Sherborne Wharf, Oozells Street Loop, Birmingham.

Sherborne Wharf. Another historic part of the extensive canal network in central Birmingham. At one time, this was the “Main

Gas Street Basin and Regency Wharf, Birmingham.

Gas Street Basin. This is an area of canal that I never fail to enjoy to photograph. There is so much of interest with ultra-m

Ice on the Canal This Morning.

Ice on the Canal. I enjoy posting photographs on here that I have taken time over and carefully considered. However, that is n

Jacobs Butchers, The Square, Alvechurch.

Jacobs Butchers. So many villages across the country have lost their character. Many have lost their local shops as well. Not

The Train Approaching Platform 1 at Alvechurch Station.

Alvechurch Station.   A scene that would have been very different up until just 5 years ago. Built as a single platform o

Bull Pizzles for The Doggie Boat.

Bull Pizzles. Not only do we live on a boat, we have just started trading from it as from the end of last year. At the moment,

Needles on the Pavement, Redditch.

Needles. Many towns grew up around a particular industry. Often they made the towns extremely prosperous. More often, they mad

Raindrops on the Window.

Raindrops. What else to photograph on a dull, wet day than the view through the window? It has been raining pretty much all of

Mute Swan on the Canal.

Mute Swan. One of the joys of living on the canals is the wildlife we get to see. Even in city centres, there can be a constan

Inside the Kingfisher Shopping Centre, Redditch.

Kingfisher Shopping Centre, Redditch. They may provide a covered experience, with everything in one place, but these modern ma

Alvechurch Village Centre at Dusk.

Alvechurch Village Centre. Today’s shot is still transport related and is about half a mile away from the previous photo

Alvechurch Boat Centre viewed under Bridge 60 at Night.

Alvechurch Boat Centre. Back to long exposure photography today. The Canon has been put through its paces with a 10 minute sho

Smallwood Hospital, Church Green West, Redditch.

Smallwood Hospital, Redditch. Still in Redditch, today’s photograph is another historic building. Built in 1894 to provi