Unfurl 17th August 2017 Middlewood scout camp, Worsley, Salford Maybe it was in the act of “doing our duty” that the dedication of raising and lowering the union flag each day at camp, reminded those little or big, to “do their best” even in the smallest of acts – from washing the pots , toContinue reading “Unfurl”


Hike preparation done his backpack full a day on the hillside its never that dull   Planned out a walk cross moorland and hill And stopping at reservoir watching time stand still   Following a way that’s old as Time he’s having a packed lunch when his watch does chime   Armed with a compassContinue reading “hike”


#Napowrimo #Day17 #Knots #Blogging101 A Dictionary poem for #Day17 of the Napowrimo challenge.  Based on my old scouting days! enjoy.   Don’t get stressed, in time – you’ll master it creating an artform from two ends of rope bridges don’t need wood or metal but a few simple knots Reef Knot, Clove and Timber HitchContinue reading “Knots”

Fires a Burning

Another piece for the daily post prompt Smoke also appears at http://allpoetry.com/poem/11670889-Fires-a-Burning-by-InkdropK The sun went asleep, upon the moon break and the light from a match began to awake starting to burn the bark from a tree whilst little one’s watch with their cuppas with glee The bark it alights and begins to glow, producingContinue reading “Fires a Burning”