Pickled Piglet, Birmingham

Pickled Piglet, Birmingham

I first visited The Pickled Piglet when it initially opened a couple of years ago, and the food was brilliant butĀ the placeĀ lacked atmosphere and so I wasn’t overly persuadedĀ to return. Added to the fact it prided itself on meat and classic dishes, and yet didn’t open on a Sunday for roast dinners and I’ve had few opportunities to revisit.

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Nokia Lumia 930

Nokia Lumia 930

In my previous review of the epic and massive 6″ Nokia Lumia 1520 I said that itĀ was the perfect Windows Phone (at the time) BUT it was too bigĀ and that if it was smaller it would actually be perfect. Well… The Lumia 930 is essentially exactly that with the addition of a new, improved version of the Windows Phone OS. So does it meet my expectations? In a word… Yes. Five more words: “but with some tweaks required.”

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Nokia Lumia 1520

Nokia Lumia 1520

A HUGE phone which shows Windows Phone at its best (and just how puny yourĀ hands are.)

Lumia 1520 BoxLet me start by saying that I am already a fan of Windows Phone, I owned a Nokia Lumia 800 right from the beginningĀ as I became disillusioned with my iPhoneĀ and wanted to try something new. I love the endless customisation that’s available on the Windows start-screen, the built in social features and the way the phone becomes your own the moment your various accounts are logged in. That amount of personalisation just isn’t available to the same level on the other two main mobile operating systems and it offers something truly unique.

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