26 August 2009


In the near future there may be protests in the centre of Birmingham and the local football derby will have taken place at St Andrews. In the light of recent events, it's hard to be optimistic about how things may unfold. I shall not be in town for any of these 'upcoming activities'. I hope that the police have jolted out of their apparent complacency and the city is in one piece when I come back.


Andrew Norris said...

Rifts between the people of Birmingham have come up many times in the past, although the reasons why vary according to the wider picture of the time. We can only wait and see what will happen as we have done on other occasions in the past.

James Higham said...

And since when, to add to Andrew's comment, have the police ever been jolted out of their complacency?