Heptathlon

Photo by Mateusz Dach on Pexels.com Host of individual events engaging together through the awarding of points, everything from throwing the javelin or a long distance run or aiming to get the highest or longest jump the winner is the one awarded the highest number of points in the contest – often those leaping longest …

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 …

Hoops

#commonwealthgames #b2022 #birmingham #basketball #3×3 Photo by Spencer Lind on Pexels.com The ball travelled around the court as masters of their craft tried to score for their team With speed, and some grace the ball travelled toward the hoop sometime dropping through the net but others bouncing off the ring Clock ticking down as the …

Commonwealth

#commonwealth #games #sport #culture #Queen They’re meeting up in Birmingham like Glasgow and Manchester before to take part in the friendly games and go for medals galore From Canada and Australia they’ll gather and from Caribbean Islands they’ll meet to take part in a number of sporting events some that are down your street And …

What’s behind the door?

#writeclub Stuff….. Stuff you stored away for a rainy day Stuff with its own character Stuff that’s lived a life That thinggummy-bob that you spent an arm and a leg for that oh-so crucial job now resting by a desk a desk laiden with boxes and tins holding chips and sprockets, nuts and bolts an …

Night Games

#promptuarium #gods #stonehenge The Druids were disturbed on Tuesday morn to find their inner sanctum slightly different to the way they’d left it on Monday Night It seemed that the younger gods liked playing with the columns of stone and so did their Danish cousins They found a structure at woodland elsewhere put together with …

The new scout section

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com #scouts #squirrels #beavers #cubs #ventures #explorers #network Imagine my surprise to see something to make me smile at tea reminding me of a place that brought a smile upon my face I was once a young cub scout and played with others and learned about making things, and knots and …

Put a Pin on it

#socs #pin Someone once told me – you never really leave the scouts In a sense – i guess they were right. Why? i hear you ask – because of some little things picked up along the way back when i was a cub scout (yeah! i am that old) when we went on expeditions …