Tag Archives: Stratford Road Project-Portraits

Update – May 2012

It’s almost been two months since the last post here so here’s an update to share what’s next. Since finishing the project in March 2012 I’ve been busy starting a new job and another blog over at England-Is about urban … Continue reading

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Hall Green – 23/03/12

Yasin was on his way to shops in Springfield from Hall Green today. He’s studying internal design at college and looks forward to joining the family business of property development afterwards. [1080] Annie was late for a salon appointment but … Continue reading

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Hall Green and Shirley – 02/03/12

Michael has always lived in Birmingham and started his career as a solicitor in the city centre during the 1980s. Although living in Moseley, he now works in Hall Green specialising property and was on his way to a near-by … Continue reading

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Hall Green to Sparkbrook – 23/02/12 and 24/02/12

Fahad is a new resident in Sparkhill after moving from Pakistan three weeks ago to read a masters in Travel, Leisure and Tourism – something that his five languages will no doubt help. We discussed some differences between Pakistan and … Continue reading

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Sparkbrook to Springfield – 11/02/12

Catrina (and Tariq, below) were on their way to see family in Sparkbrook today. She is originally from Sheldon, west of the city centre, but has recently moved in with Tariq… [40] …Tariq (with Catrina, above) is currently training as … Continue reading

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Sparkbrook to Springfield – 2 (Environment)

Running from near the city centre to Hall Green, this set takes an arbitrary cross-section of sights from Sparkbrook, Sparkhill and Springfield. These areas are mostly populated by people of Pakistani origin, whether that be through their family or newly … Continue reading

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Hall Green and Shirley – 06/01/12 and 07/01/12

Celia was on the Stratford Road today walking Ziggy, one of her three show dogs. She has some reservations when it comes to how the suburbs have changed in social status over the years but still loves living in Hall … Continue reading

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