Stifado

#Food #Greek #Dish #Beef #Cinnamon An acrostic, written in honour of a dish i enjoyed a lot of during my travels to the greek islands. Stifado Served up in a traditional greek pot Traditionally cooked up with beef, tomatoes and onions It’s usually served up with some sort of pasta Fresh bay leaves, cinnamon And …

Chips by the beach

#childhood #beach #memories #Blackpool Childhood reminiscences held by a moment in grease proof paper positioned in a way – that seagulls didn’t spot the hidden treasures barmcakes by Blackpool prom ? yearly occurance – on the days they’d be testing the lights toasty hot – fresh out of the fryer helpings of salt and vinegar …

Warp and Weft

Yarn Salford, 22nd May 2017 A tale of Northern Mills   From north to south and from east to west crafty threads combine on warp and weft   Coming from the animal from out on the hill and carded and threaded and spun till wheels still   Or straight from the plant coming over the …

Shamrock

#coloryourworld #cyw #shamrock Salford 23rd February 2017   Lucky 🍀 Irish green You spread good fortune 🔮 To all who find you Is it fortune or chance That besets your finder Only time will tell As they scour the fields On search for your four leaves In time for the football match

Darn that table!

Uneven The kitchen fairy has been at it again pinching a footpad or two from the kitchen table you notice their action as little veg strive to become escape-peas The family pooch is drooling as table slips and slides and silver surfaced platters around the table ride Turkey ready for serving in oven it awaits as peas, …

The Fisherman’s Lament

17th December 2016 a poem for the daily post prompt Fishing The fisher sits on his seat of green, surveying nets he’s sat in between. He’s been sat there, since start of the day, and only caught one – which he let swim away He hoped by letting go of little fish, he’d catch some …