Refueling Point

Salford Museum and Art Gallery 30/1/22 You’ve been on your weekly pilgrimage and are on your way home when your tum reminds you of chocolate, steam and foam So off you depart from your regular road and sit down in comfort in a local abode enjoying a drink warm and so sweet with a sliceContinue reading “Refueling Point”

Looking through the bakers window

#napowrimo #bakers #window I can remember walking past the bakers shop I was six or seven, a special treat – but only to be eaten after lunch and that was if – i could find it you see, my treat was hiding around the bread rolls playing peek a boo by the chocolate cakes andContinue reading “Looking through the bakers window”

Little Ghost II

Ghost Good Gravy!  It’s cold – said the wolf to his chums Home’s where we should be, where its not so glum – So Over to the old haunted house they to go as their Shivering and eerie forms they glow Tonight they’ll meet up with their friend for some tea (and fly around theContinue reading “Little Ghost II”


  Structure  Saturday afternoon tea toasted tea cakes have to be done just so or right royal rumpuses will take place up on the fine China service choice bites of savoury stuff are taken from the porcelain platters unless you’re of a certain age…as raspberry fancies meet a swift but happy end. every wonder servedContinue reading “Structure”

Garden Apple Pie

  A San-San By Brian F Kirkham (Inky)   The branches against the household wall holds fruit that’s ripening for a pie blackberry stems bring fruit with flavour this season that answers to the pastries call over with envy the birds do fly could this be why it cooks with haste ? depriving the featheredContinue reading “Garden Apple Pie”


Salford, 1st June 2017 An acrostic by Inky in response to the prompt Portion Perhaps its time to watch the waistline On the whole, its a terrible shame Rounding on the pounds, in the way that you do Today should be a celebration – Its your Birthday! Of course you can enjoy your birthday teaContinue reading “Portion”


Salford 8th May 2017 An acrostic by Brian f Kirkham in response to the prompt Bitter   Biting into an unsweetened cocoa bean Is an experience left best to the professional Tasting it – is hard to describe The flavour is there – but there’s no sweetness to it Even the growers prefer it roastedContinue reading “Bitter”