A twist on Snakes and ladders

Salford , 30th July 2019 Basic and spinal injury centre, Salford. We’ve all played the board game of snakes and ladders before The idea is you roll the dice, go up the ladders and down the snakes all very straight forward , but has anyone tried playing it the other way round ? Where youContinue reading “A twist on Snakes and ladders”

The attention puppy

Sometimes my mind goes wondering Bright shiny things distract it And it goes off on a wonder It’s like a little puppy dog 🐶 And like every small animal Dog cat or bird…it needs training So I do my best, to keep its eye Instead of letting it fly high in the sky Breaking tasksContinue reading “The attention puppy”


Salford, Tuesday 15th May Since my last episode with my IV shunt, I’ve become more appreciative of what makes a memory the smell of cooking of an apple pie in the oven the sound of my favourite music 🎶 on the wireless the feel of my iwm fleece, that I wear when volunteering All these thingsContinue reading “Memory”

Photo Challenges

Salford 13th March 2018 Over the last few days i’ve been taking part in a photographic challenge #challenge30 involved taking pictures with my trusty second hand Nikon DSLR camera on thirty subjects – each with their own unique title. i particularly enjoyed taking photos from an abstract view, changing simple items into something else. TheContinue reading “Photo Challenges”

Capturing Something new

Experimental It’s quite amazing the effects you get when you concentrate on something Turn on a humble lightbulb and point your camera at it Reminding yourself (of course) to knock the flash off If the camera has a mind – it was certainly concentrated on this as i moved about the bulb Capturing the lightContinue reading “Capturing Something new”

Jams and Jaguars

#CFFC #LetterJ #BASIC A couple of photos taken from sessions at BASIC Clicks, the photography group i belong to at the Brain and Spinal injury centre in Salford for starters – here’s the Jaguar . And here’s some pics of some Jam (Raspberry) and Lemon curd, common thread ? all items were photographed at BASIC.Continue reading “Jams and Jaguars”

Creating something special

Brain and Spinal Injury Centre, Salford 20th October 2017 Returned to the home of BASIC Clicks to create some lit up photography here’s my favourite shots The portacabin was dark during the creation of these shots Cameras – Sony DSC – H300, Nikon D3100 Equipment – Backcloths (Dark), Tripods, Seashells, Glass Ball, Fairy lights

Stained Glass Window

Salford 18th September Poem borrowed from my page at Allpoetry.com A tale a bit crafty, a bit religious, but all by me Artwork created at Craft Sessions at Brain & Spinal Injury Charity in Salford. As the Sun comes up, its light shines through the panels of coloured glass angling the now coloured light paintingContinue reading “Stained Glass Window”