Salford, 19th January 2020
Christmas and New Year is over, but winters still here
A patchwork of heavy cloud, lies low – hiding church spires
Until it lifts – it’s difficult to get anywhere
Gravitating over roads and field alike
Hard to make out the silhouettes in the Pea Soup
The landmarks fizzle out the further they’re away
Salford 4th June 2018
Another photography post, and yes, the image of the local park.
I posted it because after my journey into foreign lands, i’m now thinking upon my next photographic project.
which turn i’ll take – is anybody’s guess. however there’s plenty of scope for me to take a look at. Could be the Birds, Could be landmarks or i could tie up some of the poetry pieces with the photographic stuff.
Salford,30th June 2017
The prompt for today’s post comes from a strange source – in that its not technological at all – it’s the humble letterbox.
Aside from my scribbles – and photography – I am a keen philatelist – or stamp collector.
There’s a reason for this – the pictures give me a source of inspiration in my own writing and photography, and the information contained within give me impetus to explore the world around me.
To avoid the fidgety nature of hanging the mini pics in an album – I get first day covers, which have an added bonus of having a cancellation (or postmark) with a connection to the subject matter.
Todays missive, however – brought a smile to my face
The forthcoming issue –
has a stamp subject I’ve become very familiar with over the past few years Landmark Buildings
Yes, the iconic branch of the
in the North, where I help out as a volunteer, has found its way onto a Royal Mail First Day Cover. Imperial War Museum
It joins other iconic landmarks such as the Everyman theatre in nearby Liverpool and the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff.