As its the start of winter, at the toolshed (home of the inkwell) A piece of artwork on seasonal migration….some of the birds have flown south The ducks, geese and swans (as usual) have decided to stay by the canal basin (Attracted no doubt by the free feed cast across the centenary walkway ! 🙂Continue reading “Flown Off (In Word Art)”
#poetry #salford #docks #geese #swans #ducks #breakfast 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 favourite meeting spot ?
Salford Quays, 14th July 2018 a tale of the first time in the canal…from one of the goslings….Interpreted by Inky 🙂 It’s a bit hard stepping out from the little nursery pool to the great big vast waterway but at least my family are nearby mum and dad watching proudly on no water wings requiredContinue reading “Swimming Lessons”
#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 isContinue reading “Things with the Letter D”
Catapult it seemed like a good idea to let little freddie have something to play with till the time arised when flying ducks took cover from rocketed pebbles hurled by the lad using his sling shot
Salford, 25th January 2017 in response to the daily prompt Ten i never realised my home city was such a magnet for birds, particularly waterfowl pigeons are normally the first thing I’d spot, sparrows usually nest in the small fir trees 🌲 In the front garden today a blackbird said hello, hopping about from treeContinue reading “Ten birds 🐦 spotted”
Cows in the cowshed , watched somewhat bemused
and captains of small boats looked somewhat confused
A Photo in response to the Photo Challenge Gathering A recent photo of the feathered inhabitants of the waters of Salford Quays, Gtr Manchester in the UK. Taken by the pontoon opposite Welland Lock, near to the watersports centre, where the ducks geese and swans get their regular feed.
THE DUCKS GO FOR A PADDLE There were two beaches within the apartments reach at Oludeniz, My favourite one was the one known as the Lagoon. This was a stretch of Beach around a nearby cove which was owned by the various hoteliers. The Sand was wonderfully soft and the water in the Lagoon soContinue reading “The Lagoon Beach”