Author archives: Galina Walls

  • Birmingham events - Library of Birmingham Opening

  • So the long-awaited Library of Birmingham finally opened this Tuesday. As we were entering the building I heard a mother's voice patiently explaining to her kid: 'You were only three, darling, when they started working on this library...' To my Russian eye the black cubic carcass of the last year's [...]
  • Brum Street Style Project - Jordie and Mark

  • It was John that scouted Jordie and Mark for our Brum Street Style project outside Bullring - while I was figuring out how to photograph them quickly in low evening sun without getting in the way of gazillions of shoppers who kept going in and out of the shopping centre.Our attention was caught [...]
  • Brum Street Style Project - Tom and Emma

  • Tom and Emma caught our eye as they were strolling  down New Street. All their clothes are from Blue Banana, a shop that used to be in the Pallasades, but closed due to the re-construction. Blue Banana's Facebook page says that they are re-opening mid-September on New Street opposite Tesco Metro. [...]
  • Brum Street Style Project - Lisa

  • I photographed Lisa yesterday - this was our first 'catch' for the Brum Street Style Project. I loved her bright red hair and hat, and her little dress from Covent Garden. John noticed her cool shoes from Irregular Choice in London.Some more photos of Lisa  [...]
  • New Moo business cards have arrived!

  • I am in love - with my new business cards for my Birmingham Street Style project that have arrived from MOO today. They are printed on matte laminate paper sourced from sustainable forests. The fronts featuring my new logo are all the same - but there is a selection of ten(!) different images on  th[...]
  • Announcing Birmingham Street Style Project

  • Announcing Birmingham Street Style Project - to capture awesome photographs of people with great personal style and taste encountered on the streets of Birmingham.While there are some great street blogs around, many of them suffer from the same straight head on approach, quite repetitive and n[...]
  • Birmingham International Food Fair 2013

  • Birmingham International Food Fair  2013 is still in full swing until Sunday 25 August. 120 stalls showcasing delicious food from around the world plus local food and drink can be enjoyed if you wander around Chamberlain and Victoria Square, as well as Upper New Street. You can taste an ostrich burg[...]
  • Birmingham Ratha Yatra Festival 2013

  • On Sunday, 11 August, John and I attended the 13th anniversary of a joyful and colourful Birmingham Ratha Yatra Festival, also known as Festival of the Chariots. It was organised by ISKCON Birmingham and featured a giant wooden Jagannath Chariot pulled by hand by the Hindu devotees from Chamberlain [...]