Holiday time

16th November 2019 Heavens above! is it Christmas already ? Of course not….there’s five more weeks till then, but Look around you and you’ll already see Instant signs the festive season is almost here Decorations, presents and Festive Food All over the place, and yet – when Boxing Day gets here You’ll all be talkingContinue reading “Holiday time”

Challenge 30 – No10

Food…..or should I say Foooood! I could be some time with this particular part of the challenge !(sic) I mean where to begin – I’m a bit of a foodie. I enjoy my food – not just the meats but the pasta and vegetables as well. Christmas time sees a smorgasbord of delights, from SpicedContinue reading “Challenge 30 – No10”

Challenge 30 – No2

#Challenge30 #Photography Things in 3 A shelf with a host of miniature objects. At the Front – Three Snowglobes The First – a Winnie the Pooh Snowscene…. The Second – a Windmill Snowglobe from the Island Rhodes The Third – a Snowglobe from the Sea Life Centre, Manchester It didn’t matter if it didn’t snowContinue reading “Challenge 30 – No2”

Five more days of Christmas

Salford 2nd January 2019 #christmas #newyear If you find this post a little scrambled, there is a reason Six hours kip doesn’t do much for the festive spirit But just what do you do after new year ? Back to work or school after two weeks away If you’re a kid all you want toContinue reading “Five more days of Christmas”

New Years Day

#newyearseve #newyearsday Salford, 31st December 2018 The final night of 2018 Draws in a brand new year Called out from the east And working it’s way round the globe The fireworks and chimes Bring in a new dawn Fresh thinking , fresh plans Across the lands, grow as the sun says hi As the newContinue reading “New Years Day”

Christmas pudding

Sat on the serving tray Each little bit of you oozes festive smells, Allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg Salsa away with seasonal fruits, mingling Over a drop of festive tipple Note how the alcohol burns away in a wonderful display And leaves a fruity taste to accompany the Lovely sultanas, currants, candied peel and cherries

Ode to a ham

Newbold Verdon, 25th december While the children played their games Under the gaze of the decorated Christmas tree You sat bathing in a sugary herbal bath Turning like cleopatra As you cooked away in the oranges, spices and cloves Sending sumptuous smells through the house Till it was time for you to join the vegetablesContinue reading “Ode to a ham”