A twist on Snakes and ladders

Salford , 30th July 2019 Basic and spinal injury centre, Salford. We’ve all played the board game of snakes and ladders before The idea is you roll the dice, go up the ladders and down the snakes all very straight forward , but has anyone tried playing it the other way round ? Where youContinue reading “A twist on Snakes and ladders”

Challenge 30 – No17

Behind the scenes 1st February 2019 A couple of Shots from the Lens of my Nikon Camera The First shot – taken at IWM Duxford, in Cambridgeshire, Taken from under the wing of a Lancaster Bomber. The Second Shot….setup of experimental shots with BASIC Clicks, capturing Water Movement. This shot was a bit of aContinue reading “Challenge 30 – No17”

The attention puppy

Sometimes my mind goes wondering Bright shiny things distract it And it goes off on a wonder It’s like a little puppy dog 🐶 And like every small animal Dog cat or bird…it needs training So I do my best, to keep its eye Instead of letting it fly high in the sky Breaking tasksContinue reading “The attention puppy”

Photo Challenges

Salford 13th March 2018 Over the last few days i’ve been taking part in a photographic challenge #challenge30 involved taking pictures with my trusty second hand Nikon DSLR camera on thirty subjects – each with their own unique title. i particularly enjoyed taking photos from an abstract view, changing simple items into something else. TheContinue reading “Photo Challenges”

Jams and Jaguars

#CFFC #LetterJ #BASIC A couple of photos taken from sessions at BASIC Clicks, the photography group i belong to at the Brain and Spinal injury centre in Salford for starters – here’s the Jaguar . And here’s some pics of some Jam (Raspberry) and Lemon curd, common thread ? all items were photographed at BASIC.Continue reading “Jams and Jaguars”

Blackberries

#CFFC #LetterK #BASIC #Salford #Garden Hidden away among a mountain of leaves the humble blackberry grows on its branch biding its time till a meeting awaits when it drops down into a sugary pool and parties with its pals no selfies needed here – they’re all jammin’

Back of a Leaf

J  #C&BW A Simple leaf , on the tarmac and gravel of the car park of #BASIC, the brain and spinal injury centre in Salford. Fallen by the wind, or the passing of time with the coming of autumn, this humble leaf gave me another chance to create something special. Been messing around with theContinue reading “Back of a Leaf”

Stained Glass Window

Salford 18th September Poem borrowed from my page at Allpoetry.com A tale a bit crafty, a bit religious, but all by me Artwork created at Craft Sessions at Brain & Spinal Injury Charity in Salford. As the Sun comes up, its light shines through the panels of coloured glass angling the now coloured light paintingContinue reading “Stained Glass Window”

Poetry Workshops

14th September 2017 Today i’ve had my hands in the soapsuds helping out at BASICs Cafe, Food for thought. I’ve also been assisting in helping to run a poetry workshop in the conservatory. we discussed what makes a poem and the different kinds of poem you could write covering everything from Rhymes to Acrostics, HaikusContinue reading “Poetry Workshops”