Pastie

#Food #Pastie #Acrostic Photo by Anton Uniqueton on Pexels.com Possibly, you could call it a Marvel – King of Street Food a combination of fine meat and vegetables in a seasonally brought together in a sumptuous pastry filling that not only keeps the pastry enclosed, but also its handy, as you can walk down the …

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 …

The Lancashire Elf

The Lancashire Elf A Christmas Tale for readers of the Inkwell Happy Christmas Everybody! Inky. An Elf Up there in Lapland,where its Christmas all daya strange kind of elf,has decided to play Santa’s perplexed, as he’s really quite tallbut the other elves round him are having a ball!When reaching up high, they call for his …

Wondering….

In response to the prompt Amble My Home town has plenty of green space to go at… Two canals, a river network that runs up northern tributaries to Lancashire, and south towards Cheshire These canals and rivers meet up near the old dock at Salford Quays, formerly “Manchester Docks”, I walk that way when I …

Cricket

Sunday 6th August 2017 Salford Via Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester (a tale of a cricket match…by inky) A summers day a Pavilion tea watching the locals its 100 for 3 The bowler holds the ball of cork in his hand Field placement set – his tactics all planned And Batsman on Green waits for …

Well worn Blanket

Salford 16th May 2017 Blanket Back in Nineteen eighty two – i started taking this long woolly blanket to camp Like many other scouts i stuck it at the end of my tents sleeping bag, and As it got cold, i wrapped it round me to keep warm Now, each camp i went to – …

A Cat-astrophe

Plop 6th September 2016 The scene Blackpool promenade – a local fish and chip emporium family of four – Mum,Dad and two boys eating , outside in the summer sun – what else but fish? – haddock and chips the two lads are asked would they like an ice cream they say yes – meanwhile in …

Puddings from my backyard

In response to the prompt Local Flavor Salford, 26th June 2016 You mention the word pudding to me and i’ll ask you a basic question Sweet or Savoury ? You see, regular readers of this blog know I hail from that part of North West England known as Greater Manchester – or if you’re post …