Salford, 10th December 2019 #Denim #CYW Definitely the toughest of blues Everyone has a pair of these hardwearing trousers Noticeable by the Metallic buttons and press studs holding the pockets in place It’s not surprising these workers trousers have become a fashion piece Maybe its because they last longer than their tailor cut cousins

Waiting for the flowers

Salford, 9th March 2019 A patch of earth on some barren land Was turned over, fed and watered Earth dug up in places on Seeds or bulbs planted Over the next few months, the process continued – and Moments passed – until the arrival of a green leaf popping out of the ground Expect rainbowsContinue reading “Waiting for the flowers”

Blue green

Waterfalls and Closeups #coloryourworld #cyw #bluegreen A piece for colour your world also about the painting of a waterfall The painter played with his shades capturing land and sky luscious fields of green meeting up with shades of blue and as field and sky met Together at horizon, they converged forming new colour round middleContinue reading “Blue green”


Riff Right about now in music classrooms in high schools up and down the land four piece bands are being formed and fret boards are taking a hammering Repeated notes in ordered formation fill empty spaces on the musical page forming a foundation to create something magical Rythum and Blues follow guitar in concert hallsContinue reading “Riff”

Stained Glass Window

Salford 18th September Poem borrowed from my page at 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”

Colours with the letter B

In response to Cees Fun Foto Challenge   A Blue was used called Cerulean to create the watercolor on this post, it was added neat to create the sky and then watered down to create a light blue for the sea. Berry Red was applied in this picture of two jam tarts.  I like the way itContinue reading “Colours with the letter B”

Violet Red

#coloryourworld #cyw #reds #violetred Salford 10th April 2017   The tussle between the shades of red began as they fought it out on the painters palette ballet of an artistic nature started at opposite ends of the rainbow The bluer shade he stood his ground as artists painted the flowers he’d found but as pigmentContinue reading “Violet Red”

Red Violet

#coloryourworld #cyw #redviolet In between the lavender stalks and violets of purple and blue pelargoniums – can be seen too   Dotted around the flowery sea it’s easy for butterflies – or bees to get to these flowers from the trees   patches of red – amongst blue and green gardeners smile as they seeContinue reading “Red Violet”

Coloryourworld – Month 3

Salford 31st March 2017 Well here we are again folks , with another list of stuff created for the #coloryourworld challenge If you’ve been following my journey through this challenge – you’ll have read lots of my humble little scribbles from Aquamarine through to Purple – and all the #blues shades inbetween here’s the listContinue reading “Coloryourworld – Month 3”

Vivid Violet

#Coloryourworld #cyw #vividviolet #violet Very striking – you stand out in a crowd In fact, your flower heads  offset the other colours in the border, from the Orange of the marigolds surrounding your stem or the Lemon yellows of the pansies nearby Everyone in the garden, enjoys your colourful view, as They pass you walkingContinue reading “Vivid Violet”