Birmingham Is a Paradise

A paradise for those who seek some fresh air.

12 April 2012, 10:00am

Hey, did you know that straight after discovering oxygen in 1776, Joseph Priestley moved to Birmingham and became a minister?

Me neither, but after looking at this set of pictures sent to us by our friend Alex Dean that sort of makes sense; in a very "Oh, I'm so tired of fresh air, I feel like moving to a place where children learn how to dumpster-dive before they know how to walk" kind of way.

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