Poppies return

#rememberance #poppies Something grand has fallen softly on the floor of the war museum numbers of red poppies fall down from a point in the sky you may ask – why ? to remember those on flanders field and other battles now revealed now tumbled down to museum floor and remembered – the fallen –Continue reading “Poppies return”

Through a window (stained)

#Stained #Glass #Window #Poetry #art #crafts Produced from pieces of coloured glass individually picked out and placed in a frame capturing a scene of a famous building together, as the sun shines through each piece up on the walls a coloured scene appears reactions – by the people amazing enjoying the site on the steelContinue reading “Through a window (stained)”

Recipe for Learning

Salford 5th February 2020 A tale of a meet and greeter at IWM North, Manchester Take a good handful of young minds and interesting artifacts from a fire engine to a British tank under some really unusual lighting give them a tale of a teapot smashed and hold their attention with items in a displayContinue reading “Recipe for Learning”

Octpowrimo – Day 22 – Broken pieces

#Octpowrimo #Brokenpieces Imperial War Museum North, Manchester UK (via the Inkwell), 22nd October 2019 How does someone express the act of war ? take you through a hundred years and tell that tale – that no one else can tell anymore. The man with a vision took a thing for brewing his cuppa and changedContinue reading “Octpowrimo – Day 22 – Broken pieces”

Poppies

Red poppies are flowing down the top of the earth shard of IWM North Each poppy was created to remember those who fell in the war to end all wars Memorial to the host of soldiers who went to the front Expecting to be home by Christmas Men not only from the home nations, ButContinue reading “Poppies”

Mathilda

IWM North, September 2018 an acrostic poem by inkdrop, on the newest arrival in the Main exhibition space of IWM North in Trafford…. Made up at the Locomotion works in Bolton A Machine to bring terror to the enemies eyes Thundering across land and desert Hot on the tail of any enemy Infantry In time,Continue reading “Mathilda”

Long Goodbye

IWM North via Salford, 26th March 2018 We’re losing an old friend in a few days time. The Russian T-34 Tank , having spent 13 years in Greater Manchester, notedly around the Cold war area of the Main exhibition space, will be on its way back to its owner before heading off to pastures newContinue reading “Long Goodbye”