Grin and Bear it

Manchester Museum, 1st March 2021 It’s not easy being king of the dinos you’re buried under the land for what seems like ages and kept away from the sun so you take a bit of a nap all of a sudden, something with teeth like yours is uncovering you, in the cold and they’re usingContinue reading “Grin and Bear it”

Old & New

#SoCs #Old&New #OldandNew #Photography When it comes to the Old and the new, i always go to the subject of photography for a comparison. When i was little i used a Kodak Extachrome camera to take photos of Mum and Dad and my little sister it had a cartridge that looked like this You knewContinue reading “Old & New”


#Photography #Poetry #Fruit The picture of fruit had changed somewhat engaged by the air Red strawberries, captured on film elevated themselves up the spectrum damsons, plums and pomegranates – were confused For each of the fine fruit, picked from the bush reacted on film quite differently to the eye unless you were there – youContinue reading “BlueBerries?”

Life through a Lens

#Spectacles #Life #Hydrocephalus #Photography Distance viewing is a pain for me It’s why i capture images with my camera Going from place to place grabbing Images of locations from The local park to Artefacts held in the Local history library Perhaps you’d put it down to my specs holding the key to my blurry eyesContinue reading “Life through a Lens”


#SoCs #Holidays Packing our bags again as we head off for a country break camping under some national park stars key to this essential journey – notepad, camera and pencils if needed – wellies and wet weather gear navigation and maps essential for hiking and good sleeping bag for kipping under canvas


#Octpowrimo #Camera #Breathe #Acrostic Salford, 24th October 2019 An acrostic of self help and photography! Back on the corner of the quay Really trying to grab the colours in that iconic building Except – right at this moment – it’s not working for you A time to step back, assess and relax Take five ,Continue reading “Breathe”

Family Photos

#Mum #Dad #Family Captured in a moment of relative calm, A happy occasion with four or five generations gathered round Man of the moment sat slap bang in the centre, wondering what all the Excitement is all about, too little to Realise – he’s getting all the attention from the rest of the clan AsContinue reading “Family Photos”


A response to #Iscriblr’s Freedom of Expression challenge Where I’ve come with my new hobby It was never about capturing a moment blink at the wrong time – it was gone hands gripped around the camera like my life depended on it but then with the picture of a simple silver garden decoration I sawContinue reading “Reflection”