Tim's One Photograph a Day

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

Palace Theatre, Alcester Street, Redditch.

Palace Theatre, Redditch. Carrying on from yesterday’s photograph, today’s is taken at the other end of Alcester S

Ghost Sign, Alcester Street, Redditch.

Ghost Sign. Not a great shot today, but the best I could do given the poor conditions – and the fact that I forgot my ma

Under the Bridge, Withybed Lane, Alvechurch.

Under the Bridge. Today’s photograph is taken not far from yesterday’s image. The Crown Inn is just to the left of

The Crown Inn, Withybed Lane, Alvechurch.

The Crown Inn at Night. Our location is now Alvechurch. A pretty little village on the outskirts of Birmingham, near Redditch.