Javelin

#Commonwealthgames #Athletics #Field #Javelin Photo by Andy on Pexels.com You could call it one of the oldest disciplines as the soldiers hurled their spears deep into enemy territory but instead of aiming for another army your agile spear is aiming for height and length as it climbs through the air to land on the field …

Shot Put

#athletics #field #commonwealthgames #birmingham Photo by Jean-Daniel Francoeur on Pexels.com Some call it “Graceful”, as the heavy metal ball flies into the air of course, step outside the circle you’re launching from and your Position on the leader board isn’t secure up high it travels, and then gravity intervenes – making it fall to the …

Why did i agree to this?

#writeclub #Volunteering #Sports Its Four o’clock in the morning and i’m up with the lark the bag is packed for the job and i’m headed for the park Breakfast of fruity muesli builds up my resolve as i ponder over the job in hand and problems i might have to solve I dress up warmly …

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 …

Tears Smudge the words i write

#Emotions #Tears #Writing With a Nod to Gary @ Writeclub for the days prompt I Distance can hurt over a period of time II I try to pen those emotions onto paper III Thoughts turn into raindrops falling onto page IV Words of ink smudged as feelings cascade across the vellum V The puddles dry, …

Minute

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Its a small gap tween each mark on the clockface count them all up and you’ll find there’s sixty as the second hand passes each mark the long clock arm moves ever so slightly around the same mark moving closer to the hour mark that’s probably why they call …

Up High

#Socs #High Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland Giants Causeway, Ireland Ascending the hexagonal steps didn’t seem that much of a bother till you noticed with each little step the distance tween the step you were on and the step you left got that little bit higher Giant’s causeway it may be but its an awful way …

Summertime

Something must have happened Until now – we’ve been told to stay indoors Move around only for Necessary Journeys Maybe those down at Whitehall saw the Elevated mercury from the thermometers on the wall – Reaction varied – from the reserved to just plain crazy The kids are acting as if they’ve never felt heat …

Great Manchester Run

Old Trafford, Manchester , 20th May 2018 Stood on the corner at a moments attention looking on as the club i volunteer with engaged in a mighty test of endurance in the northwest sun Heat making everyone sweat as feet hit the tarmac of Manchesters roads rooting them on, the hardy bunch of volunteers ready …