Campfire Delight

#Writephoto #Woodland #Campfire a followon from my woodlands piece Campfire: Image edit by Inky Cooking away while tents were being put up a marvellous mix of Tinned Beef and vegetables merging together in a big billy can perched over the meal, the camp cook for while other meals would be made by others it’s this …

Woodland

#Writephoto #Woodland Woodland (Image: KL Caley) We travelled by Minibus out of the town – away from city life out of the window – no skyscrapers or stadia, but Deciduous and Conifer were out in abundance Landing tents in the depths of this wood Activities and Crafts – and all of it good Next helping …

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 …

Hanging Out

#TBTMemory Photo by Dominika Roseclay on Pexels.com From six years old, i’d hang around with quite a wild bunch we’d congregate around tall trees like silver birch, Oak and beech and engage in activities cooking food over a fire or following trails by map and compass even travelling by boat (or raft) or even rope …

In the Air

#Promptuarium #scouts #cubs #camping Down in the Forest the young’uns were having a whale of a time as flames wrapped around collected kindling and the billy can cooked up the latest supper while chef watched over the meat stewing songs were sung and skits performed and scouts, cubs and beavers kept warm by the roaring …

Den

#Writephoto #Outdoors #Camping #Scouts It wasn’t the easiest of shelters for young scouts to construct finding wood that wasn’t attached to a tree was a difficult task in itself Take the wrong kind of material and you would attract some serious attention if not from the leaders guiding you then the camp warden in charge …

Learning your Lesson

#Napowrimo #writeclub #Learning with a nod to Leanne @ Writeclub for the prompt I Learning begins as soon as your born as you’ve got to waddle across the floor to get to your soft toys II Instruction comes from your elders touching something hot if you don’t know what you’re doing leads to singed little …

Mashed Potato

#Syntax #Poetryclub #Food #Potato #Mash Photo by Rachel Loughman on Pexels.com Here you go – You’ve been waiting for that time when the bubbles around the spuds disappear The water goes diving, Normally the spuds would be heading for the oven but not today Numbers of spuds become a single thing with the help of …

Robust

#fowc #robust what was cooking on the stove was quite a combination what yesterdays roast lamb needed was something that would stand together with its rich flavour Carrots and Onion cooked down with some tomato and joined up with the leftover potatoes to create a dish that was quite different to the Sunday lunch but …