Visitors to the Garden

#WDP Salford, 8th December Its funny really, living in a city like i do there’s an abundance of wild creatures paying the house a visit Cousins of big Cats, Wolves and Dinosaurs All popping their heads above their own parapets in the odd chance – they might grab a morsel left on the grass for …

Candy Cane Cat

Candy cane cat – created by inky in nightcafe studio Christmas is just around the corner and it seems to me the local felines are now getting into the festive spirit – dining on turkey and cranberry as well as your usual tree decoration – candy canes Colour of your favourite moggy adapting to the …

In Two Minds

#Thoughts #Writeclub #weather It’s Cold outside (Is it ? to a polar bear – it’s boiling!) The frost making pretty patterns (till it melted into a puddle) stuck to the top of modern chariots (now cascading into the canal) while winged creatures practice unorthodox procedures (no longer on the rooftops, chancing the waterways instead) More …

Confusing

#Octpowrimo #trees Photo by Jamo Images on Pexels.com It would be true to say that right now the poor old trees are confused while conifers look on deciduous trees can’t decide whether to shed their leaves or not for while our minds are thinking of winter the sun is still beating a midsummer glow its …

Wild Life

I Friday night in the Manchester Air the birds are out for the night in certain spots where the birdseed flows and neon lights paint the town sometimes red, sometimes blue II Cats are out, and on the prowl kings of their own domain out in their preened green jungle playing with their catnip toys …

Sunday Morning Call

#Nature #Weekend #Birds Photo by Fahad AlAni on Pexels.com Over the horizon the sun god pops while beyond the curtain a message drops beyond the glazing and well past the wall the birds have awoken some making a call Not much to chirp at at this time of day but the cats are all inside …

Herding Cats

Large group of hungry cats, herd of red cats, walking on footpath, japanese Aoshima cat island Short Sighted Cow-herder made the mistake of collecting these cousins of the king of the jungle There were a few perks the cows were kept safe and the mice kept away from the cheese But when night-time fell these …

New Moon

#Promptuarium #Newmoon It’s not like you didn’t see it coming leaving the cats and dogs outside on the sight of a new moon For as the moonlight shone down on your patch of green something amazing indeed was seen Dogs and cats all howling away all through the night (and some of the day) and …

Scarlet

#cyw #scarlet #Reds Sat perched outside in the garden, it was Clear to most of the nested tenants – you were new As with your bright red feathers – you Really attracted attention, from felines and twitchers alike Luckily for you, your new home is much like your old Elevated and lofty, and out of …

Throwing the dice

I They say that cats are lucky They say they’ll always thrive They say they’re just like humans with character and drive one thing they don’t tell you you’re happy to be alive II Playing cards with the reaper as if you have the time listening to the clock hand or even the bells chime …