Workshop

A response to Scott Coe’s #Syntax Poetry Festival Prompt Photo by Lisa Fotios on Pexels.com You can’t call it a school I don’t see blackboards, I don’t see books Drills , Hammers and Saws make up the look creative types – making things from wood or metal and plastic – if they think they should …

Crazy Paving

#fowc #Crazy Crazy Paving (By Inky) Colourful trail leading up the garden path rocky slabs laid at really strange angles at first, you might think – some mad zany designer had taken a hammer to your pavement, but you would be wrong – each piece has been placed on purpose as you look carefully – …

The bees have landed

#beeinthecity Salford and Manchester 23rd July There’s been a swarm of colour land on my home city Hard working and landing on the landmarks around the place Bringing a buzz to the neighbourhood! The bees will bee (deliberate typo) in the surrounding area till the end of august Check them all out at https://beeinthecitymcr.co.uk/art-trail #beeinthecity #beeinthecity …

Fashion on the Ration

Salford 5th January 2017 This afternoon, I’ve been helping out at Imperial War Museum North just over the bridge from Salford, by the banks of the Manchester ship canal. Regular readers will know I help out with the computers on the “Your History” information point and throughout the Main exhibition space.  Well, Today I’ve been directing visitors by …

Interior

interior   2nd January 2017 It’s that place away from the winter weather, never understated – because it’s yours tables and chairs in the kitchen-cum-diner, settee and TV in the lounge each room containing its own mark made by you rugs with interesting patterns laid on hard wood floors intrinsic patterns that took an age to …

A humble design

#napowrimo #day28 #building #museum #poetry #Manchester #story #backtofront Telling tales of conflict to all Holding time in its heart like a baby Our precious planet has been broken by war As earth air and water are captured in aluminium On the dockside it rises from the ground This mighty metal building has a tale to …