The plum pudding paradox

#socs #closeeyesandpoint Above, you’ll see a picture of a ‘traditional’ plum pudding, eaten at dessert time around the table at Christmas time….before anyone goes ballistic….i’m following the rules of the previous challenge – and it just happened to fall on the page on the origin Christmas puddings So, when did the craziness start inky? ThoseContinue reading “The plum pudding paradox”

Penny Farthing

#poetry #victorian #transport #wheels Look at Me! on a Victorian street, a marvellous thing that’s hard to beat I rest by a wall where I stand up tall I can be seen by the noble the Blacksmith , and all My rider sits down on th’seat – wood and brass Awaiting a whistle Allowing himContinue reading “Penny Farthing”

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 1Continue reading “Dial M for Museums”


Peek Manchester Town hall, St Peter’s Square Manchester All saints day, 1st November 2017 What lies behind the corridors tween power and learning ? a path to who knows where ? questions are asked in the buildings on the east while questions are answered in the building to the west fancy seeing what lies beyondContinue reading “Peek”

Antique brass

#coloryourworld #antique-brass #cyw At times you could mistake it for gold with it’s off yellow patina Decorating houses 🏡 with things from time gone by But it’s much more valuable than that To each wooden door 🚪 its castings and shapes Bring a smile to those who are greeted by it As younger successors buckleContinue reading “Antique brass”


This is a piece of Digital Art, Created by me after a visit to Manchester’s City Centre It’s one of my favourites, Created with my Samsung Camera and Corel Painter.  The subject matter being the corridor between Manchester’s Central Library and the Town Hall building.  The sun was in the right place and provided justContinue reading “Impressions”

The old toy shop

A tale of Lark Hill Place, Salford by inky. As you walk into Lark Hill Place, and head over limestone and cobbled space at the end of the street, something catches young eyes in Radcliffe’s toyshop there on by Stuffed toy animals, puzzles and blocks Snakes and Ladders, and marbles from rocks. Noah’s ark, animalsContinue reading “The old toy shop”