Crestfallen/Change

#Octpowrimo It’s happening Count to three and watch the children of the horse chestnut tree make a break for independence The leaves have been screaming without saying a word all through the summer, “look at me” they yelled as deciduous colour went from green to red till north wind and west wind wanted to play …

Rice Pudding

#Socs #Bowl #Rice #Pudding #Jam #Octpowrimo rice pudding Best ever pudding on a weekday lovingly prepared by Mum Blackberry , Blueberry or Strawberry Jam Whirled into a taste sensation at Lunch or Dinnertime By the time you had eaten your mains out of the saucepan it would go when, having taken a drop it would …

Wild Blackberry

Salford, 21st June 2020 flown in over field and dale landed among the town’s bracken and bush entangled in some weird hug with the original bush where expert eyes, pick up the most sumptuous berries inspected, and sent off to the kitchen – spending time next to the sugar and pectin – for creating a …

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’

Crumble

Salford 22nd September An Acrostic in response to the Daily Post…. Crumb Cakes and puddings Resolutely rounded off, their memory occasionally left Under the dining room table – a veritable feast for the domestic Mouse, guinea pig or hamster who help themselves to the Bits of topping  missed by mum or dad Look out , …

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 feathered …