Summat’s Missing

#WDYS Photo credit: Not All There – The Enigmatic Sculptures of Bruno Catalano. He’s off to work like every other day but somethings missing Casually left, in favour of an early morning start to get the work done something that cannot be just topped up with the morning coffee at ten o’ clock The engine …

Variables

#fowc #variables Photo by Jess Bailey Designs on Pexels.com When baking – like most things in life it’s important to realise not everything has to stick to the recipe now, flour, butter and sugar in set amounts, will make up your cake mix – but you are not going to count every chocolate chip going …

Robbery

#Fowc #Robbery Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The cost of your average breaktime snack seems to have elevated itself skywards blame who you want for this but it can’t be the cocoa farmer his workers or their family or the shopkeeper stocking his shelves no, its the middle man who purchased the chocolate factory for …

Bank Holiday II

#Bank #holiday #summer Photo by Olya Kobruseva on Pexels.com They’re having a whale of a time down at the local branch of your bank today basking in the glow of a beach made of pound coins and swimming in a sea of five pound notes and playing with corals of five pence stacks enjoying ice …

Strains of a Sundae

#Napowrimo #icecream #sundae Photo by Gustavo Peres on Pexels.com Served up after dinner – I wait Up to now i’ve been content – sat in the blast chiller Next thing i know i’m served up to the crowd Digging into my scoops of strawberry, banana and chocolate And Mining deep down the bottom of my …

Chocolate Dreams

#writeclub #chocolate #dreams Photo by PhotoMIX Company on Pexels.com Crafty little easter bunnies having had us give up the sweet stuff over 8 weeks of spring carry their baskets of candied heaven out amongst the town leaving special treats for the kiddies (and their mums and dads) in the house or garden toffees and bonbons …

Refueling Point

Photo by Alexander Dummer on Pexels.com Salford Museum and Art Gallery 30/1/22 You’ve been on your weekly pilgrimage and are on your way home when your tum reminds you of chocolate, steam and foam So off you depart from your regular road and sit down in comfort in a local abode enjoying a drink warm …

Instant

Photo by Nadi Lindsay on Pexels.com It’s just the thing on a winters morning Noted for the quickness in its preparation Some aficionados might complain its not “The real thing” Though if you checked the ingredients And looked – Milk, Sugar, Cocoa – its all there Noses attracted by the Chocolatey waft That travels through …

Essence

#fowc #essence Photo by solod_sha on Pexels.com There’s something different in the chocolate wafer i enjoy with my cup of tea Just beyond the layer of chocolate its like a host of bees have been playing creating perfect hexagons in the wafers Not too sticky, and not too sweet smell passing the nose wafts of …

Rocky Road

#Octpowrimo #tea #dinner #sweet #icecream Photo by Hafidzajusaf on Pexels.com Refrigerator opens – and out of a frosty draw comes marshmallow, biscuit and chocolate kept hidden in a cherry ice cream you’ll be talking about in the playground for weeks Reactions to the initial tastes out of nowhere – sounds of immediate approval….an immediate suggestion …