Saturday, 26 December 2009

Friday, 11 December 2009

– Urgyen Sangharakshita, during a Q&A at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre.

Urgyen Sangharakshita, during a Q&A at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre.
Urgyen Sangharakshita, founder of the Triratana Buddhist Order during
a question and answer session for local members of the Order.

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

– Sebastian Schürger, Langenberg, Germany.

Sebastian Schürger, Langenberg, Germany.
Conductor, trumpeter and musician
Sebastian Schürger in the forest.

Friday, 13 November 2009

– HE Georg Boomgaarden, German Ambassador, speaking in Birmingham.

HE Georg Boomgaarden, German Ambassador, speaking in Birmingham.
The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, speaking during
a Business meeting by the German British Chamber
of Industry & Commerce.

Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Monday, 9 November 2009

– Dharmachari Pramodya, Triratna Buddhist Order Men's Order Weekend, Padmaloka

Dharmachari Pramodya,
Triratna Buddhist Order
Men's Order Weekend, Padmaloka
Pramodya during a Triratna Buddhist Order
Men's gathering
in the in the launch of the

Sunday, 11 October 2009

– A Boy takes a self portrait, Walsall

A Boy takes a self portrait, Walsall.
A boy jumps up whilst taking a self portrait during
provided by Homer Creative.

Friday, 25 September 2009

– Rich Batsford performing in the Hare & Hounds, Birmingham.

Rich Batsford performing in the Hare & Hounds, Birmingham.
Solo pianist Rich Batsford is performing during the launch
of his debut solo album Valentine Court.

Thursday, 24 September 2009

– Earth Crisis performing at Eddies Rock Club, Birmingham.

Earth Crisis performing at Eddies Rock Club,
Birmingham.
The American Vegan Straight Edge
Band Earth Crisis is performing
at Eddies Rock Club, promoting
a radical vegan and drug free lifestyle.
Karl Buechner with fans singing along.

Thursday, 3 September 2009

– Young women with a kitten on a council estate in Ladywood, Birmingham.

Young women with a kitten on a council estate in Ladywood, Birmingham.
Ladywood has the highest level of poverty in the UK.

– Boys playing football on a council estate in Ladywood, Birmingham.

Boys playing football on a council estate in Ladywood, Birmingham.
Ladywood has the highest level of poverty in the UK.

Monday, 31 August 2009

– Children outside a tower block in Ladywood, Birmingham.

Children outside a tower block in Ladywood, Birmingham. The Campaign to End Child Poverty Now says Ladywood has the highest number of children in England living in or close to poverty.

– A homeless man outside an off license store in Ladywood, Birmingham.

A homeless man outside an off license store in
Ladywood, Birmingham.
81% of families in Ladywood
are in or on the brink of poverty.

– Dharmachari Arthaketu & the mighty blue sky, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Dharmachari Arthaketu & the mighty blue sky,

– Dharmachari Arthapriya, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Dharmachari Arthapriya Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

– Dharmachari Abhayaka, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Dharmachari Abhayaka, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

– Dharmachari Manjunaga, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Dharmachari Manjunaga, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

– Dharmachari Padmapala, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Dharmachari Padmapala, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

– Dharmacharis Khemin, Jayaka and Hasavajra, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Dharmacharis Khemin, Jayaka and Hasavajra,

– Puja, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Puja, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.
Dharmacharis Arthapriya, Karunabandhu and Hasavajra
doing Puja at Buddhist Retreat Centre Guhyaloka.

– Ordination Stupa and gate, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Ordination Stupa and gate,

– Moon and Pine Trees, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Moon and Pine Trees, Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Monday, 10 August 2009

– Dharmachari Surata, Triratna Buddhist Order Men's Convention, Padmaloka

Dharmachari Surata Triratna Buddhist Order Men's Convention, Padmaloka
Suarata is looking out of the window of the main house during
the Men's Order Convention of the Triratna Buddhist Order

– Dharmachari Subhuti, Triratna Buddhist Order Men's Convention, Padmaloka

Dharmachari Subhuti, Triratna Buddhist Order
Men's Convention, Padmaloka
Subhuti is giving a talk on his Inner and Outer Life
at the Men's Order Convention of
the Triratana Buddhist Order

Monday, 3 August 2009

– Dharmacharini Sassirika, Krakow Poland

Dharmacharini Sassirika, Krakow Poland
Sassirika reading on the laptop computer.

– Dharmachari Nityabandhu in the Babia Góra National Park, Poland

Dharmachari Nityabandhu in the
Babia Góra National Park, Poland
Nityabandhu is relaxing in
the forest of the Babia Góra National Park
after having climbed Babia Góra Mountain
(Old Wives' or Witches' Mountain)
on the border between Poland and Slovakia.

Thursday, 30 July 2009

Wednesday, 24 June 2009

– Utopia Brick Made in Aldridge

Utopia Brick Made in Aldridge

First seen in London at the home of Bob
an outstanding previously Birmingham based
collector of interesting things.

With the wish to have one myself I happened
to find the raised vegetable beds in my
back garden to be made of these bricks.

UTOPIA bricks were produced by the


Friday, 12 June 2009

– Loveless

Loveless
Girl with a Loveless Tattoo on her knuckles
Birmingham City Centre

– The Hot Sausage Company

The Hot Sausage Company
Police Community Support Officer
chatting to a meat merchant.
Birmingham, City Centre

Thursday, 4 June 2009

– Election for the European Parliament, Whom can you trust?

Election for the European Parliament, 
Whom can you trust?
Boycotting the European Parliament Election, 
through a cross through all 12 parties. 
Kings Heath, Birmingham

Sunday, 31 May 2009

– BMX Skatepark Bromsgrove


BMX Skatepark Bromsgrove.
Sanders Park, Bromsgrove

– Julie Must Go NOW! campaigners meeting

Julie Must Go NOW! campaigners meeting.

Mark France speaking at an open air

public meeting of the Julie Must Go NOW! 

campaign to get the Conservative 

MP Julie Kirkbride out of office now

over her expenses claims, 

headed by Louise Marnell, 

Sanders Park, Bromsgrove

© www.timmsonnenschein.com

Thursday, 28 May 2009

– Closed down Woolworths half turned into Poundland

Closed down Woolworths half turned into Poundland.
Three month after Woolworths's closing down
through bankruptcy a local shop was
half renovated and turned into a Poundland shop.
Kings Heath High Street, Birmingham

– Youth Depression

Youth Depression.

– Young Lesbian Couple, Birmingham Pride March

Young Lesbian Couple, Birmingham Pride March.

– Unite demonstration for the government to invest in manufacturing industry and jobs

Unite demonstration for the government to invest in manufacturing industry and jobs.
Trade unionists march through the city of Birmingham organised by Unite the Union

– Dhammarati speaking at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre

Dhammarati speaking at the
Birmingham Buddhist Centre.
Dharmachari Dhammarati,
Chair of the TBO Preceptors' College
gives a talk on "The Bodhisattva Ideal
& Sangharakshita's System of Training"

– Loaded Lorry, outer Shanghai

Loaded Lorry, outer Shanghai.

– Old Farmers in the outskirts of Shanghai

Old Farmers in the outskirts of Shanghai.
Vegetable farming in the rural outskirts of Shanghai.

– Breakfast stalls, Shanghai

Breakfast stalls, Shanghai.
Morning activity in the streets of Shanghai.

– Construction Work, Shanghai

Construction Work, Shanghai.
The two highest buildings in Shanghai in the midst of further building work.

– Young Chinese Woman on the Phone

Young Chinese Woman on the Phone.
Pu Dong, Shanghai, China

– Homeless Man sleeping at Shanghai Train Station

Homeless Man sleeping at Shanghai Train Station.

– Migrant Workers at Shanghai Train Station

Migrant Workers at Shanghai 
Train Station.
Migrant workers are waiting for 
trains back to their 
home provinces.

– Captured Sharks in a Restaurant Aquarium

Captured Sharks in a Restaurant Aquarium.
Shanghai, China

– Mono Performing in the Hare & Hounds

Mono Performing in the Hare & Hounds.
The Japanese 'Post Rockers' Mono
performing in the Hare & Hound,
Kings Heath, Birmingham
promoting their 2009 Album
'Hymn to the Immortal Wind'

– La Roux Performing in the Rainbow

La Roux Performing in the Rainbow.
Young British Electro Pop Singer La Roux
performing in Birmingham
during her first UK Tour.