Retreat

#fowc #retreat Salford, 24th February 2021 Another Lakeland Reminiscence Retreat – Normally a call for escaping an attack from an enemy….. (but not in this case) for me, it was a week away from the City in the picturesque settings of the Lake District, up by Derwentwater in a place called Keswick. Arranged by the …

Castlerigg

#Napowrimo #Room #Dorm Reflection of a shared room (school retreat) Painting from photo : Castlerigg Manor, Keswick (p) Brian F Kirkham 2020 Keswick, 1987 Up in the hills by a mountain stream a place of reflection and retreat the room shared three with a view of the lakes a place to ponder, relax and take …

Well worn Blanket

Salford 16th May 2017 Blanket Back in Nineteen eighty two – i started taking this long woolly blanket to camp Like many other scouts i stuck it at the end of my tents sleeping bag, and As it got cold, i wrapped it round me to keep warm Now, each camp i went to – …

Ninth Wonder

Earth   Being the way I’ve been brought up – the stories of how the wonders of the world ended up where they are can either be treated as faith fact or fiction I studied (for interest) geology at sixth-form briefly before I came to my senses and joined up for technology classes instead.  But …

Lakeland Landscape

in response to the weekly photo challenge Landscape (Photograph : (c) 2007 Brian F Kirkham) Lakeland Harbour and Hills, Penrith, Cumbria I was looking out for the fluffy white clouds in the Cumbrian Skies – but got a lovely view of the hills from this viewpoint. Blue skies and wonderful scenery – a lovely place …

A Tale of Old Boots

These Boots Were Made for Walking March 2011 In a part of the corridor, just by the stairs by the front door, lies a pair of Old Black Boots. It’s been quite a while since they have been walking. And if their owner were truthful – they could do with a bit of a clean.  The …