Trash

#fowc #trash The amount of Rubbish heading for An underground site is (believe it or not) Shrinking day by day – thanks to Helpful bin collectors They’ve separated the paper, plastic and glass Recycling them into new materials And Stainless Steel and Aluminium is Separated out before being melted down and Headed back to theContinue reading “Trash”

Recycling

Salford, 14th August 2019 Someone at the depot, didn’t really Enjoy the manual extraction of Paper , Metal , Plastics and Glass As they passed him by on the conveyor belt Reaction ? swift as bright coloured cousins joined the usual receptacle And Markets created to conjure household rubbish by the Tonne, into something muchContinue reading “Recycling”

Getting Arty

#Freedomofexpression #Art A response to the latest challenge from Iscriblrs Freedom of expression series (and yes – I will be getting arty with his one!) A pencil and paper – the start of the process Composing where the individual flowers went Encapsulating the sandstone sundial at its heart Transferred to hardened plastic And painted inContinue reading “Getting Arty”

Abandoned (Derelict)

#FFFC #Abandoned #Derelict #Brokenwindows with thanks to Aron Jäger@unsplash.com for providing the Image I remember the weeks before the builders moved in the children, were now learning – in bright shiny blocks up the road in the next district whilst the old building sat – a nest for the birds and a target for vagabondsContinue reading “Abandoned (Derelict)”

Reflection

A response to #Iscriblr’s Freedom of Expression challenge Where I’ve come with my new hobby It was never about capturing a moment blink at the wrong time – it was gone hands gripped around the camera like my life depended on it but then with the picture of a simple silver garden decoration I sawContinue reading “Reflection”

Challenge 30 – No. 30 – Texture

“Taking the rough with the smooth” Raised impressions of copper coins Out of the Aquarium, smooth glass beads fool the fish Under the fingers, some textures provide something to hold on to gritty sand , much like the coastal rock it came from and Home to a variety of creatures, whose armour mirror their own.

Challenge 30 – No6

“A Snails eye view’ #photography #closeup #abstract “You are a noisy mollusc….” Dougal the Dog to Brian the Snail – Magic Roundabout This was a toughie when working on #challenge30, I mean – how do you get a snails eye view ? You would have to be a snail wouldn’t you? I let my imaginary snail loose around the house –Continue reading “Challenge 30 – No6”

Adventures in the garden

#Promptuarium #HugeCreatures we went looking for bugs in the garden each of us using a magnifier, every kind of insect was spotted varying from a caterpillar to a spotty ladybird in fact many were interested in our looking glass – 7 weevils in a line looked like monsters!