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 …

Preparing for the big freeze

Photo by Tetyana Kovyrina on Pexels.com #Octpowrimo #Squirrel #birds #trees #park #Winter While Conifers sit proud in the local park the local wildlife is preparing for the day that the mercury in the thermometer beats a hasty retreat Squirrels Red and Squirrels Grey scour the fallen seeds of the day and having collecting them, storing …

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 …

Commonwealth

#commonwealth #games #sport #culture #Queen They’re meeting up in Birmingham like Glasgow and Manchester before to take part in the friendly games and go for medals galore From Canada and Australia they’ll gather and from Caribbean Islands they’ll meet to take part in a number of sporting events some that are down your street And …

Mercury Rising

#Summer Photo by Mikhail Nilov on Pexels.com Most would think it crazy – everybody under umbrellas on a summers day reality is the solar winds have rested coming over the city centre up in the azure blue sky – there’s a few clouds but reach isn’t that far – and you really don’t want it …

On the Hunt

Image c/o Pobble365 He’s off on the hunt again up and down known paths navigating the trees for summat tasty the cubs and his missus want feeding its why he’s on the edge of his territory next thing you know – he’ll be scouring the food bins – or picking off guinea fowl or geese …

Lamp post

#writephoto #lamppost Lining the city streets a touch of craftsmanship, making the green spaces safe for pedestrians to walk about at night of course, their lights are turned off when the sun is at its height that’s when people sit on the park bench nearby it

Filling the page

#socs #page It’s the quandary of any writer – professional or otherwise brace yourself – a blank page if you have a prompt – well that’s a start but if you haven’t – you’re falling on that part of your mind that invents and creates inspiration from the things around you what’s that bird that’s …