Show n Tell

Educate Salford, 4th September I’m sat down having Just got home from the Imperial war museum, in Manchester, where i’ve been helping out in the galleries, helping people around. In this role , i’m occasionally stood by the information station, where various objects to do with the first and second world war are on displayContinue reading “Show n Tell”

Shiny things

Salford 16th August 2017 taken by inky like a magpie in summer, and collated for your enjoyment in response to the daily post Ooh, Shiny! 1. Diamond backed frog with two coins of the realm 2. The Moon, taken from a Salford Sky at Night 3. Plane in the test flight area of the RAFContinue reading “Shiny things”

Photo Challenge : Path

Path Salford , 16th January 2017 Picture of the Manchester ship canal’s Centenary Pathway on Salford Quays Taken on my way home from Imperial War Museum North – on the other side of the water. It might seem a heck of a hike – but this is the start of my path home from the museum.Continue reading “Photo Challenge : Path”

Fashion on the Ration

Salford 5th January 2017 This afternoon, I’ve been helping out at Imperial War Museum North just over the bridge from Salford, by the banks of the Manchester ship canal. Regular readers will know I help out with the computers on the “Your History” information point and throughout the Main exhibition space.  Well, Today I’ve been directing visitors byContinue reading “Fashion on the Ration”

Two Minute Silence

11th November 2016 Imperial War Museum North, Trafford, Manchester It was Armistice Day today I was attending Imperial war museum north, in preparation for their Volunteer Celebration Choir with the Museum of Science and Industry and The Manchester Museum But for Two minutes today – we stood in silence to remember those who fought and were lostContinue reading “Two Minute Silence”

Thursday Afternoon 4PM

#Weekendcoffeeshare Sat in a coffee house of Italian Style Giving my feet a rest for a while having traversed the floor of a great gallery my feet need a rest – and I start to agree   I order a late lunch – between two bread rolls and sit down at table to rest upContinue reading “Thursday Afternoon 4PM”

New Day of Vollying

Monday Afternoon saw me returning back over the Bridge to the Home of the Imperial War Museum in the North, on the Trafford side of the Manchester Ship Canal Today has seen me on the Information point Handling trolley, where visitors from all around the country have been able to look at objects and pick themContinue reading “New Day of Vollying”

A Busman’s Holiday – In Cosford

#DiscoverWP Shared journeys   Old Trafford, Manchester , 5th August Time        :   Zero Nine Hundred Hours. Location :   Imperial War Museum North, Old Trafford, Manchester Destination : RAF Museum, Cosford, Shropshire Having done the Great Orme (see here) Bill Nigel and me meet up for a trip to the Royal Air Force Museum in Cosford, Shropshire. TravellingContinue reading “A Busman’s Holiday – In Cosford”