Shadows and Reflections

#Napowrimo #Writeclub #Reflections #Shadows with thanks to Mark Marusic @ Writeclub for the prompt. Photo by Mumtahina Tanni on Pexels.com I A sunny day on a bank holiday morn walking through the local green there’s not a cloud in the sky but what’s that dark mass behind you? nothing to fear – its only your …

Lockdown

#promptuarium #Lockdown #birds The birds are having a whale of a time perched as they are on the quay fencing taking in the rays of the warm summer sunshine their only dilemma for today is when their waiter service is returning for its great hopping to the waters for take out but they’re missing their …

Herring Gull

Wednesday 15th April 2020 #Napowrimo #Bird #Gull #Salford He’s sat on the tyres by the part of the dock, where eager shoppers alight ferries and off do they flock rotating and hopping around by the gate revolving ideas of what he’d like on his plate in dock number 5 he waves wings about noting the …

Breakfast time

#poetry #salford #docks #geese #swans #ducks #breakfast feathered friends on Salford Quays What attracts our feathered friends to the dock on a sunday morning you would think they’d be happy simply swimming over the surface of the calm waters of the canal Could it be the man from the council Spreading sensational delights on their …

Challenge 30 – No22

“Move the Camera” Looking One Way…. And then the other Its funny how a couple of steps, or a turn of the body can change the view of what you are capturing. I was stood by the pontoon of the watersports centre on Salford Quays, when the Canada Geese came up the centenary walkway for …

Breadcrumbs

Salford, 11th August 2018   Breakfast time comes early for Resident aviators in Salford’s skies each one has their favourite dish and some occasionally go for the fish down below in the waters of the dock caution though…avoids the shock as resident birds fall on bread and cake until the sun through the clouds breaks …

Things with the Letter D

#CFFC in response to cees photography challenge To start with, here’s a night time shot of the Holiday inn express on Salford’s Quayside, taken at Dusk by one of the Docks or as the people call them now basins 🙂 You could call this a 3D shot – as it was Dark as well ! The canal is …

The Canal

Salford , 5th September 2017 Hi folks, Inky reporting from behind his desk at the toolshed.   Regular viewers will know i started this site to share my scribbles thoughts and photography with you all. Most of the poetry (not all) comes from my online repository on Allpoetry.com Now here’s the thing.  when i post …

Emulating the greats

Homage Salford , 30th August 2017 Sat by the great stretch of Ontario, Aware of the place i was in Lowry’s backyard, I Found myself a bench facing Out onto this great stretch of Royal waterway, in sight of Rileys Flat and began to Draw a scene in simple pencil – one the great man …