Nutcracker (Cookie Jar)

Second day of the Christmas Countdown everyone knows , that soon this drum major will be rapping out a tune on his drum – for gooey chocolate cookies might be guarded by him expecting little ones to go on a hunt not knowing where the treasure is hiding that’s something – the dear major isContinue reading “Nutcracker (Cookie Jar)”

Post Christmas Pressies

#Christmas #Hidden #Sweets 7th January 2019 I received an extra present yesterday. I’d been wandering what dad was going on about when he mentioned an extra present at the end of Christmas time I’d enjoyed seeing the brightly coloured baubles on the Christmas tree, especially the new larger ones. They were twinkly inside. I justContinue reading “Post Christmas Pressies”

Hidden things

#Promptuarium 13th September 2018 Hidey Holes in the place where I rest my head hold memories, to recall and to cherish programmes of events and photographs uniform pins of times gone by Old cameras look on in awe as 24 stills turn to 48 turn to over a 100 as film turns to cartridge andContinue reading “Hidden things”

Shallow hole

Salford 2nd September #promptuarium the highwayman hid his ill gotten gains in a shallow hole covered in bracken and thorn where the thought no one would find it. the highwayman was caught and hung on a tree his secret however … remained free till one day after many years past the highwaymans secret was uncoveredContinue reading “Shallow hole”


Salford, 27th April 2018 In response to the DP Prompt Notable Nobody could miss the headline of the redtops big brash and bold – and splashed liberally across the front page A headline to shock – “EXCLUSIVE” and “SCOOP” in bold capitals everyone read the news underneath till it was proven the day later –Continue reading “Notable”


Unseen The fussy eater was caught off guard by an addition of vegetables to his favourite pudding Carrots remained buried under a mountain of sponge and mum just smiled as the kids munched away What was that yummy stuff under the sultanas and lashings of custard? Mother knows what it was but she’s not telling…. EmptyContinue reading “Unseen”