Bee Industrious

25th August 2018 #beeinthecity #manchester Museum of Science and Industry, Castlefield, Manchester Busy little bee sits in his own little world Among flowers and scents and colour working over the flower beds where the people wait for the train industrious little fellow he is

Long Goodbye

IWM North via Salford, 26th March 2018 We’re losing an old friend in a few days time. A Stalwart of the Russian Army in World War II – The T-34 was a powerful tank and had a Six man crew The Russian T-34 Tank , having spent 13 years in Greater Manchester, notedly around the …

Inky takes to the water

Venue : HMS Belfast, London Date : 20th February 2018 Early morning for me yesterday, as i took up the chance to visit another branch of the Imperial War Museum. As a Member of the Volunteer Team at IWM North, I’d been to Duxford, and Headquarters in London…but yesterday gave me the opportunity to visit …

Dial M for Museums

#CFFC #LetterM #Photography part of Cees Fun Photo Challenge…..16/11/2017 Come up with up with photographs with two Ms in the title OK Cee, I’ll do me best! To start with here’s a couple of Museums photographed in the area where i live…. Most of these were taken #Midsummer – so theres another word with more than 1 …

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 display …

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 RAF …

immerse yourself

Immerse Salford, 11th July 2017 when taking an interest in a subject, it pays to get the most of the subject matter. Do your research, but don’t restrict yourself to a library 📚 books are great, however if you can see an item relating to your interest….it makes your interest  solid..  tangible. Its  probably why I …

Landmarks

Salford,30th June 2017 Hi folks. The prompt for today’s post comes from a strange source – in that its not technological at all – it’s the humble letterbox. Aside from my scribbles – and photography – I am a keen philatelist – or stamp collector. There’s a reason for this – the pictures give me …

Visiting Duxford

Monday 5th June 2017 IWM Duxford – Home to a lot of aircraft! Venue : Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridge An early morning start at IWM North on Monday, as we met up with fellow volunteers and staff from the other branches at IWM Duxford for Volunteers week. We travelled south through the Midlands on …