Where is Everybody?

#Writeclub #Whereiseverybody Photo by Simon Berger on Pexels.com The festivities of christmas and winterval over Heaven’s open to a brand new year Everyone’s wrapped up tightly while You are pondering when the Mercury is going to move As you tap the thermometer on the wall Robins, Blackbirds and Starlings are passing by the window Expecting …

Silent Night

#Christmas Its funny really the people have gone crazy leading up to this point running around for gifts and presents those extra special things for the kids to unwrap left under the tree Mountains of Food, prepared for the feast and landed on a fancy table around the beast visits from family few days after …

A piece for the Sun

#Thursdayinspiration Cheers to Sadje for the prompt and providing the image. Sitting as it does – In the Centre of our Solar System under its brightness we sit Night and day it sends us warmth – on both Sides of terra as it turns – warming us up with Hot rays of infra red – …

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 …

Burning

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com With a change from Summer to Autumn The trees that aren’t conifers are sending out a vital message “Winters on its way!” – They say as the forest lights switch from green to red signalling to those creatures, that wait that perhaps it’s time to hibernate so forest creatures , …

Murmation

Photo by Asad Photo Maldives on Pexels.com Somethings…..happening. Wings a flutter, as the weather changes And the flocks decide where they’re off to Lifting up in the air and Landing to ground, Land where they can fill up till their next destination Overseas ? West East or South Wherever – they’re headed for somewhere warm …

First in the water

#nature #winter #swimming First in the water (image : Brian F Kirkham) While the rest were going about their morning routine this brave soul decided to take the plunge into the northern waters fed by the Mersey and Medlock Water, skiddy in places, where jack frost had turned it to ice but with all those …