Flown Off (In Word Art)

As its the start of winter, at the toolshed (home of the inkwell) A piece of artwork on seasonal migration….some of the birds have flown south The ducks, geese and swans (as usual) have decided to stay by the canal basin (Attracted no doubt by the free feed cast across the centenary walkway ! 🙂Continue reading “Flown Off (In Word Art)”

Driftwood

Salford, 3rd February 2018 Detritus floating en-masse down the ship canal Readily aided by the boats and the water Is floating aimlessly towards the basin gates Full stop only happening upon hitting the booms where each stick gangs Together forming a pretty pattern on the Waters surface Overjoyed geese, plunder the booty, piling One largeContinue reading “Driftwood”

Particular

Particular Take a day, any day And a place, any place Now take a time, any time and capture it Freeze frame in your memory That was the day you ate that Sandwich at the quayside cafe and saw brave souls in Frogsuits dive headlong in the eerie deep waters of a Salford Canal BasinContinue reading “Particular”

Light Reflection

Reflecting A response to the reflecting prompt, taken at Salford Quays recently Taken by me using my Sony DSC-H300 camera – using sunset mode and continuous frame. Had a while to wait for the sun to duck below the clouds, but i’m happy with the end result and the colours in the water and sky.Continue reading “Light Reflection”

Photo Challenge : Path

Path Salford , 16th January 2017 Picture of the Manchester ship canal’s Centenary Pathway on Salford Quays Taken on my way home from Imperial War Museum North – on the other side of the water. It might seem a heck of a hike – but this is the start of my path home from the museum.Continue reading “Photo Challenge : Path”

On a Mission

Poem that appeared in “Writers Cramp” in 2010, For BASIC The pigeon is skipping down the lane, on a Mission. He’s looking for that bit of fish, from the open sardine tin, left by the daytripper at St Francis’ Basin. Or the Half Eaten Sandwich, Left in the bins By the Designer at the OutletContinue reading “On a Mission”